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Windows 7: moved my user folder!!

18 Oct 2013   #1
mickeyfn19

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 
moved my user folder!!

my son recently moved my user folders to another drive but just dragging and dropping, he needed more space to install a game. now, even after ive moved it back. i cant launch anything except firefox. it all tries to launch in wordpad. ive tried everything like downloading the exe fix files. i cant download the lnk fix files. etc etc

can someone please help me out.


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19 Oct 2013   #2
mickeyfn19

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

bump
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19 Oct 2013   #3
MourningStar

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

system restore
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19 Oct 2013   #4
essenbe

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint
 
 

You may see if this will help you User Folders - Restore Default Location
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19 Oct 2013   #5
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Since this was done, you are now probably signing in with a temp profile. You can try right clicking the users folder and choose restore previous versions. Then choose a day before he did this and click restore.

Restart and the issue should be resolved.

Now give your son a limited user account so he cannot screw stuff up next time.
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23 Oct 2013   #6
mickeyfn19

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

all sorted thanks for all the help guys.
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