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26 Aug 2011   #150

7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Awesome. I'm going to try that and see if I can remove some dead links that are in my mother's new computer in the start menu. Before, I've tried everything to remove it and it wouldn't go. I love this! You're a lifesaver Brink. *crosses fingers*

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21 Sep 2011   #151


I had a system with windows 7 and I changed OS and setup Xp on my system. I could not see my pictures at all.
I setup windows 7 and take ownership but my problem don't solve.
please help me.
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21 Sep 2011   #152

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Erkin, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, see the yellow TIP box at the bottom of the tutorial to also Allow your user account Full Control of the pictures to see if that may help.

Hope this helps,
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21 Sep 2011   #153


Brink, Thanks alot for your help.
I allowed full control but I can not see my picture.
Is it Possible that a virus damaged my picture?
Is exist any way for recovery my images? No program can not open them. I am very sad.
I found I can see images on just one drive but other drive have problem.
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21 Sep 2011   #154

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

When you say you cannot see the pictures, do you meant that the files are not there, or that you do not see the thumbnail preview of the picture on the icon?

Where are the images located?

What type (file extension) of images are these?

Did you try to open the images directly or from within the program?

For now, double check in Default Programs to make sure that you have Windows Photo Viewer set as the default program with all of it's default associations set to it. In addition, double check to make sure that you have thumbnail previews turned on.
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21 Sep 2011   #155


there are files and I see image's Icon but I can't see thumbnail preview and when I double click on image I can not see them.In windows 7 I see this prompt
' Windows photo viewer can't open this picture because you don't have the correct permission to access the file location.'
I today found I can't see other files in that , music , etc.
I don't see my pictures with no programs. photoshop, pixrecovery, paint, etc. even I can not copy them.
all of them say I have not permission.
all of my files that have green or blue color don't open. but files with black color open.
my images have .jpg and .gif extention.
D and E drives have folders with green or blue color and I can not open their content.
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21 Sep 2011   #156

64-bit Windows 10 Pro


Green text = encrypted files
Unless you have backed up your encryption certificate and key to be able to be able to restore it, then you have lost access to these files permanently.
Blue text = compressed files
See if uncompressing them will allow you to see them afterwards.
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22 Sep 2011   #157


really? I will die. This system is not for me. It is for my friend.
She told me she didn't encrypte them.
Is there any solution?
please help..................................
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22 Sep 2011   #158

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

If the file name is in green, then it has been encrypted.

A professional data recovery shop may be able to recover them, but I'm sure it will not be cheap.
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22 Sep 2011   #159


thanks alot for your help.
I didn't open any drives before installing windows XP because I didn't have permission from my friend. my friend told she didn't encrypte them so why they are encrypted?
Can I recover them with a software? Or a professional person can recover them?
If there is a software for recovery what is the name of it?
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