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Windows 7: Computer Tech DELETED My Account!

16 Nov 2013   #11
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Angel101 View Post
Hi,

My computer technician updated my computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7 , but unfortunately when I turned on my computer all of the accounts that were previously on it prior to the updating were deleted. Is there a way to recover those deleted accounts and the files on them, and is it necessary for a computer technician to delete accounts in order to update a computer?
Hi,

Download this program and type in Windows old and I'm sure you will find it.
When I did a complete clean install of Windows 7, it was still saved.

Download Everything

Good luck.

You should be in the habit of creating an image of your OS- here are some tips:
If you purchase a Seagate, WD or Maxtor, you can get the Acronis Trueimage software (free) and make an image of your OS and

put it on your external hdd. ( or my preference on anotherinternal hdd)

If you need to recover your OS ( including programs, updates, etc) you can do it with a few clicks.

You can also use Easeus for free and any hdd will work.

Seagate - DiscWizard | Seagate

WD - WD Support

Easeus - EASEUS Todo Backup Free 6.1 Download for Windows / FileHorse.com




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16 Nov 2013   #12
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
An upgrade can save all your info in a Windows.old file, a complete re install will wipe everything out. As suggested, you have to talk to the tech and ask him exactly what he did. There are ways of retrieving the data, start by Googleing how to retrieve the info.

https://www.google.com/#q=how+to+ret...ted+hard+drive

Quote:
a complete re install will wipe everything
Not in my case.
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16 Nov 2013   #13
Angel101

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PSCO2007 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Angel101 View Post
Hi,

My computer technician updated my computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7 , but unfortunately when I turned on my computer all of the accounts that were previously on it prior to the updating were deleted. Is there a way to recover those deleted accounts and the files on them, and is it necessary for a computer technician to delete accounts in order to update a computer?
Hi,

Download this program and type in Windows old and I'm sure you will find it.
When I did a complete clean install of Windows 7, it was still saved.

Download Everything

Good luck.

You should be in the habit of creating an image of your OS- here are some tips:
If you purchase a Seagate, WD or Maxtor, you can get the Acronis Trueimage software (free) and make an image of your OS and

put it on your external hdd. ( or my preference on anotherinternal hdd)

If you need to recover your OS ( including programs, updates, etc) you can do it with a few clicks.

You can also use Easeus for free and any hdd will work.

Seagate - DiscWizard | Seagate

WD - WD Support

Easeus - EASEUS Todo Backup Free 6.1 Download for Windows / FileHorse.com

Thanks for the information. I'll give it a try.
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16 Nov 2013   #14
PSCO2007

Windows 7 Professional X64
 
 

Angel,

Here's another program to use.
It will tell you everything that is on any drive you scan.

TreeSize Free - Quickly Scan Directory Sizes and Find Space Hogs
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16 Nov 2013   #15
gregrocker

 

Not having files which you need backed up at all times is reckless.

Here's an automated free way to Sync, Backup and Store your Files to the Cloud with Skydrive - Windows 7 Forums which can on all devices sync your user folders from a master set kept on the internet where they are always accessible to you via a Windows Live account.
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16 Nov 2013   #16
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You should always back up all data. Anytime anyone touches your computer always have your data backed up.
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