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Windows 7: Need help finding location of files

02 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 
Need help finding location of files

I recently got an SSD and followed this guide to set it up properly
How to: Setup SSD boot drive with secondary Hard disc optimization

My problem is that once I finished it and everything was quick, I was too stupid to not back up at all and I cut/paste the contents of the user folder's video, music and pictures into the windows libraries. Now I cannot log back into the account, and with my other accounts, I cannot find any of the files. Any one knows where they went or if they still exist?

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03 Feb 2012   #2
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

You cannot move anything into libraries - only into folders. Libraries are only an index of folders. But if you move something to a library, it ends up in the default folder of that library. Look into the libraries Properties and see what the default folders are.
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03 Feb 2012   #3

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

So does that mean that my files are in C:\Users\default? I am still pretty confused :P
Where is the default folder that you are talking about?
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03 Feb 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Right click on the libraries and go to Properties. The defauls is checked.


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04 Feb 2012   #5

Windows 7 32-Bit
 
 

Its not in there. . Thanks for helping though
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04 Feb 2012   #6
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you know the name of any of those files, maybe a search can help.
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