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Windows 7: Disappearing system folders


26 Feb 2010   #1

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
Disappearing system folders

Have any had the problem of disappearing system folders? Both the Accessories and Startup Folders in my Windows 7 Ultimate have dissappeared, gone from the programs list. I can't find then at all. The search app does not find them either.


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26 Feb 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello TerSans, welcome to Seven Forums!


You don't see this, r click the startup file click open?

Name:  Start.jpg
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Size:  94.3 KB


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26 Feb 2010   #3

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 
correct

correct neither are there.
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26 Feb 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

How long ago did this happen? Maybe you can do a system restore before it started, look at the tutorial at the link below and choose a restore point before the issue started.

System Restore
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26 Feb 2010   #5

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Hmmm.......just noticed Maintenance folder is not there either.
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26 Feb 2010   #6

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Actually I just noticed that something was not starting on startup, went to look up startup folder and it was not there. No biggie just irksome. Thother night went to look for something in the Accessories folder and found it was also not there and just not looking at the image in your post noticed that the maintence folder is also not there. I have really no idea how long they have been gone so restore or Acronis is a litttle impractical for me, at least at this time. I have no idea hoe they could have just diappeared like that.
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26 Feb 2010   #7
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

DL and install this and run a full system scan and post back with the results.


Malwarebytes.org Free DL link on the left.
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26 Feb 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hello,

Pardon My Intrusion

A suggestion try to create a New User Profile and see whether you having the same problem in that. If that works fine then just transfer the personal setting to that Profile

Hope this helps,
Captain
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26 Feb 2010   #9
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Here's a tutorial that'll go along with the Captain's excellent advice.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...nts.html?ltr=U
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27 Feb 2010   #10

Win 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Actually that was an excellent idea and suprize it worked. Now to find out just why it happened in my original account. Oh, the malware scan was negative but thanks for the program I may keep it around. Always good to have another. Thanks for all the ideas and help.
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