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Windows 7: My Documents is missing, please help!

10 Oct 2010   #1
ShaShar

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
My Documents is missing, please help!

Hello there all

I have this huge problem and I really need help
My Documents is missing and there are a lot of important files in there
I tried everything and my attempts were not successful
I searched high and low and I couldn't find it

Please help me!
My project needs to be done soon and I would appreciate any help that you could offer!
Please forgive my English..


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10 Oct 2010   #2
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

If it was accidentally deleted, you could try something like:
Recuva - Undelete, Unerase, File and Disk Recovery - Free Download
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10 Oct 2010   #3
ShaShar

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

It did recover a lot of my stuff but most of the files are broken
I appreciate the help though!
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10 Oct 2010   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello ShaShar,

You might see if doing OPTION TWO in the tutorial below may be able to help restore the folder and hopefully contents.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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11 Oct 2010   #5
ShaShar

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Thank you very much but it didn't worked

I tried to go directly to My Documents again by using the address bar but then I got an error message that said 'access denied'
Before that, it said that the file location does not exist but now it says access denied
Can anyone shed some light on this?
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11 Oct 2010   #6
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Drop "My " from the path: C:\Users\[username]\Documents
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11 Oct 2010   #7
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You should be more specific with the problem. Where they deleted by accident? Did you try moving them to a new location? Did you just happen to find the folder empty?
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12 Oct 2010   #8
ShaShar

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Oh nevermind, it came back
Unfortunately, all the contents are still gone
Guess I just have to start my project from scratch again

Thank you for all your help
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12 Oct 2010   #9
mborner

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600
 
 

Try doing a search for one or more of the file names that were in the documents folder, see if anything comes up. Or, if they were, for example, MS Word documents, try searching for ".doc" without the quotes.
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13 Oct 2010   #10
ShaShar

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Tried it but it didn't worked
It's like all of my files vanished into thin air
Oh well, thanks for trying to help!
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