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Windows 7: Word Pad

18 Nov 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Word Pad

I had several documents that I made with Word Pad using Vista and I lost them when I upgraded to W7.

Is it possible that I can retreive them from the old files??? If it is possible, where would I find them.


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18 Nov 2009   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Look in your my documets folder
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18 Nov 2009   #3

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu

It depends on exactly how you upgraded from Vista

If you did an in-place upgrade then they should be in the documents folder of the new install

If you did a custom install and did not choose to format the install partition, you should have a Windows.Old folder at the root of C:.

Open the Windows.old folder and there should be a complete copy of your user data under the users folder tree.
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