It's likely your box is faulty. Give VM a call.
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Originally Posted by suzie
I just checked and its set to not delete programmes so i guess it may be faulty, i don't suppose there is any way to retrieve them, many thanks Suzie.
There's a chance that rebooting the box will bring them back. But if not, they are lost I'm afraid.