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Windows 7: Restore didn't restore everything

2 Weeks Ago   #1
linda3421

Windows7
 
 
Restore didn't restore everything

I stupidly decided that I would reset my hard drive to it's factory settings and start loading in only the program I really want. Well, it sounds easier than it was. Besides losing all of my stored passwords...things don't function the same. So I used my backup to try to get everything back, but it didn't all come back. In particular a file a really need that housed everything I've been doing to handle my father-in-laws estate since his passing. I had made a spreadsheet that retailed all of my calls , forms in and out his various holdings...like that. Is there any way I can recover this folder?

The other thing I iost were the buttons to click for EBAY, You Tube, Gmail...I'm having to look them up every time. I have tried searching for a way to add these buttons to my toolbar, but nothing,. I really wish there was a program that would let me create my dream toolbar.

So, how can I get my folder back and how can I get buttons.

I have recovered most of my passwords, but what a nightmare that was. I was going to start a password manager, but I don't know. I just keep a list.


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2 Weeks Ago   #2
samuria

win 8 32 bit
 
 

What did you use for backup everything should be there
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2 Weeks Ago   #3
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

I hope you have not written to that hard-drive very much -- the more writes, the less likely to get your folder and files back. MiniTools Power Data Recovery free version can recover the recoverable up to 1GB.
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2 Weeks Ago   #4
linda3421

Windows7
 
 

To answer the above, I used the Windows backup program. I downloaded that data recovery program but it will not execute. It says failed to start because the side by side configuration is incorrect.
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2 Weeks Ago   #5
SIW2

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

What program did you use for your backup? Do you still have the backup?

Are you using 32 or 64 bit windows?
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