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Windows 7: Missing pictures in my pictures folder


16 Jun 2013   #1

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Missing pictures in my pictures folder

Most of the pictures in my pictures folder are missing. They are still on the hard drive but not in the my pictures folder anymore. Please advise.


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16 Jun 2013   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Click the Start button and click on Pictures,
On the top left click on Organize,
Then Folder and search options,
View section scroll down the list a check the box Show hidden folders, files and drives/ Apply and Okay.
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
If they appear it's usually a sign of possible malware,
What security suite do you have installed ?
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
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23 Jun 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It's most likely that if the above post didn't fix your pictures that this will; the pictures are still in your pictures folder, correct? they're just not showing up in your album, right? if that is indeed the case, go into your pictures library, at the top right (under pictures library) it should say Includes: 1 Location, if it says that it includes 0 locations, don't worry we'll fix that. Click on the blue text, and select the item in the grid (if one is there) and select the "remove" button to the right. now, click the "add" button and navigate to your user's folder ( C:\Users\YOURNAMEHERE ) and select your pictures folder (do not double click) and click the "include folder" button. There you go (: should've fixed everything right up.
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