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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?!





MacBook Air, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)


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