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Windows 7: Deleted "My Pictures" folder

27 Feb 2012   #11
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by edadave View Post
An easy way to restore a shell folder like My Pictures is to copy an empty one of the same name from another user, even if you have to create then later delete that other user. In the local copy, go to Properties and make sure Location is what you want. Anyone see a problem with this solution?
Hello Dave, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sorry, but I see a problem with doing that. That may not fix all registry and attribute issues if any for this.

Using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below will cover all known usual issues for this.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

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04 Jun 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home 64 bit

You may try data recovery software, see this solution: recover files and folders

hope this helps.
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