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Rollback Transaction or Rollback Work

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 16, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server
Hi all, I run a delete statement,  but it deleted wrong rows that I need in my table. I didn't start with begin transaction statement, is there a way to bring these data back using any Rollback statement or any other ways? Thank you.  

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