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Windows 7: I deleted my appdata

09 Jun 2012   #1
Matt22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
I deleted my appdata

I was unaware about deleteing appdata, so I deleted all of it to free up space, and now I can't open some programs. Like Sony Vegas 11, and Minecraft. I was wondering if their is anyway to fix this problem
Thanks


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09 Jun 2012   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Get this free program:
ShadowExplorer.com - About

If you have a restore point from before you deleted the folder, you may be able to go into ShadowExplorer and copy the folder out. It's good to have anyway in case you want to get something out of a restore point without backversioning all the files.
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09 Jun 2012   #3
Matt22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I downloaded it but I can't open it, just like the other programs
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09 Jun 2012   #4
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Try running System Restore tothe time before you deleted the folder: System Restore
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09 Jun 2012   #5
Matt22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I restored and it said Complete without any errors but it still didn't fix my problem
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09 Jun 2012   #6
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Matt22 View Post
I restored and it said Complete without any errors but it still didn't fix my problem
Restore to a resotre point even further back.
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09 Jun 2012   #7
Matt22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windude99 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Matt22 View Post
I restored and it said Complete without any errors but it still didn't fix my problem
Restore to a resotre point even further back.
Thank you very much, it worked
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09 Jun 2012   #8
windude99

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Matt22 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by windude99 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Matt22 View Post
I restored and it said Complete without any errors but it still didn't fix my problem
Restore to a resotre point even further back.
Thank you very much, it worked
Good! I'm glad it worked Be sure to mark the thread as solved so everybody else knows it is solved! Thank You.
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10 Jun 2012   #9
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Matt22 View Post
I downloaded it but I can't open it, just like the other programs
For future reference programs that store settings under AppData will likely get an error if the folder doesn't exist. You may be able to fool them by creating AppData with the subfolders Roaming, Local. and LocalLow.

If you have an external drive I'd get an image backup program like Easus ToDo or Macrium Refledct. It lets you recover from more serious errors than a restore point can fix.
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