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Windows 7: Files disappeared after Win7 installation

15 Aug 2009   #1

Windows 7
Files disappeared after Win7 installation (solved)

Hello guys. I had Win Vista running on my machine installed in C disc. All files where stored in D disc. Today I formatted C disc and installed Win7. Everything works perfectly. But I can't see any files created in Vista enviroment. I see D disc, Win7 show that it is almost full like it was in Vista. I also see folders. But they are empty (files are not hidden!). Can you help me solve this problem? I really need acces these files.

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15 Aug 2009   #2

Win7 Build 7600 x86

You need to take owner ship of the whole D: drive, and add your username to the list of users.

You can edit security for the whole partition by right clicking on the partition and chose the security tab.

How to proceed further you can read in our tutorial section.

I have to go away for a while, but I'll be back.

If you want assistance with it, PM me your MSN name and I'll get back to you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Aug 2009   #3

Windows 7

I have already tried this. Sollution didn't solve the problem. The D disc was already owner shiped after installation. I added my name few more times but files are still invisible.. Any other ideas?
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