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Hey,

Yesterday i was uninstalling a few programs i didn't need, when suddenly origin (for bf3) told me that it has stopped working and the like to its client service. I though to restart and maybe that would fix the problem, restarted and still same problem, then i noticed on the start menu and desktop that all my shortcuts had the generic logo, not the proper application logo. I check the free space on my ssd and found that about 60gbs worth of data disappeared, including: Star craft 2, All steam games, BF3 most of the installed programs (located on the ssd my Hdd appears unaffected) like itunes, but not chrome and a few other programs.

I know this isn't supposed to happen, I'm wondering if it were a virus, worm or other object of internet skum that deleted the files, windows deleting the files during uninstalling or can this kind of thing happen with SSD drives.

My solution will be a complete format of my 120gb ssd and fresh install win7 since nothing left there is valuable to me, all of my important files were on a storage drive.


Is there anything that can be done, to prevent this in the future or did i miss something should i get anti virus software, any advice would be helpful
 
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If 60 Gb was missing, then one of the IC's might have permanently keeled over and died. In that case, a reformat won't fix anything. I hope i'm wrong.

Manual Over provisioning might help prevent this if all the hardware is fine. I am not sure, do some research on manual over-provisioning.
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the 60gbs didn't die, they just don't contain data anymore, the capacity remained the same just all my game files disappeared
 
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