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Windows 7: User folder in System32


29 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
User folder in System32

I have never seen anything like this, a friend installed IE9 and when he rebooted all his files were gone. After some poking around I found they were all moved into System 32 (C:\Windows\System32\config\systemprofile). His desktop also errors up every time you click it and he can't change the background picture. I tried a system restore, but there are no restore points!
I don't have access to the computer right now, but if you could tell me what to try tomorrow when I do have access that would be great!
Thanks

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29 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

lol 701 days later and there is still no reply to this??!!! I have just had the same problem as you... however I didnt install IE9 (was already installed) but rather just shutdown the computer and started it up the next day to find this??
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