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Windows 7: user profiles


05 Jan 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
user profiles

Hi

as per my previous thread before attempting an over install because my PC would not boot I removed the hard drive and hung it as a sata slave on my othe PC to check the Data was there.

Windows directory is shown as are program files etc

However the users directory is 834mb in size ( right click proporties)

It contains three directories

User -19.4mb in size
Public - 833mb
and Ian ( my profile) which is zero bytes

I've run an undelete program and it finds none of my documents or pictures

Any ideas anyone or have I lost it all

thanks

Ian

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05 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

You have to take ownership and alter the permissions of your profile directory. Explorer does not and cannot get the file size of files it does not have permission to read.
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05 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
update

thanks a lot I can now see all my files

Ian
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