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Is there any way to recover files from the guest account on a Mac, after the machine has been logged out?

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Feb 8, 2013 12:10 AM

I had uploaded some photos onto iPhoto on the guest account for my visitors, intending to burn them on departure.

 

I updated my Mac with a system software update, which required reboot so I of course types in the admin username/password to do so.

 

I received no warning message "caution: all temporary files in guest account will be deleted if you logout" as if you logout directly from the guest account, so I had forgotten about the guest account wipe.

 

Just today I switched to the guest user, and was dismayed to find the files gone.

 

Surely there must be some way to recover these files? Can anyone help?!

 

Thanks

 

Alan

MacBook Air, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

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