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Windows 7: 2nd hard drive program files missing...

15 Dec 2009   #1
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 
2nd hard drive program files missing...

my program files folder is totally missing... i dont know what happened if it deleted it self or what....


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15 Dec 2009   #2
richc46

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Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sotorious View Post
my program files folder is totally missing... i dont know what happened if it deleted it self or what....

No one, here, can answer what happened. But, whether you did it manually or it was by default, once a week. You should have everything on "backup and restore". Set it to a date prior to your problem and eveything will be restored.

Does not work? Use system restore. Back up and restore will restore your personal data. System resore returns the OS to the restore point date.

I am not sure as to what you actually lost, but I have given you the answer for either situation.
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15 Dec 2009   #3
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

i made another folder to re install my programs, when i get back home ill try the system restore... that totally slipped my mind It was not my main "program files" it was 1 for my second hard drive, for messengers and other programs.
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15 Dec 2009   #4
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

I know this might be a stupid question, and please don't take offence, but is it possible that you may have "hidden" the folder by accident ?
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15 Dec 2009   #5
richc46

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I wish you luck. I know the feeling when problems like yours occurs.
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15 Dec 2009   #6
sotorious

windows 7 professional 64 bit
 
 

Hidden unless i was clicking by mistake, but the only reason why i could say no with confidence is because, my yahoo messenger icon was gone, and when it tried to open it anyway, it was trying to browse to find the files.
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