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Windows 7: HELP ! Can't open folders ! Just lost three days of work !

15 May 2012   #11
STU9000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

OK the folders and files are all still there under owner > my pictures

Just copying them somewhere and double backing it up before I look into following step 1 of this any further-

Not sure I need to now? Maybe I accidentally pressed a short cut key or something and did something to remove pictures from library...?

I was also trying to update the drivers for my blueray the other day and it didn't quite work ( Corel WinDVD - can't play Blueray - upgrade not installing ) so don't know if that's connected. I'll run a full system scan with MES after I sort this out.

Thanks for the help anyway, situation emergencia disastros ruin has been succesfully averted :-)


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15 May 2012   #12
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

You're very welcome.

Some information on Libraries that you may find useful:

Windows 7 Libraries: Frequently Asked Questions

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/l...33(WS.10).aspx

Also, system restore is a useful tool as are Windows 7's previous versions (files).
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15 May 2012   #13
STU9000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Just happened again, and oh look- there it is in my recycle bin, the shortcut. How did it get there. Going to run a full system diagnostic this evening, that's kind of making me a bit nervous the coincidence of this.
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15 May 2012   #14
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Have a look here along with the other two links I gave you on libraries: Customize a library

That said, a virus scan as suggested by Tekno earlier may be a good idea.

Many of us use Malwarebytes: http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
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15 May 2012   #15
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

Might want to check for malware as described by me earlier. No harm in trying.
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15 May 2012   #16
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by seavixen32 View Post
That said, a virus scan may be a good idea.
Beat me to it
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15 May 2012   #17
STU9000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

About to. MES thorough enough or do I need something else.
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15 May 2012   #18
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Malwarebytes is pretty good.

You can also use Microsoft Security Essentials as well.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/secur...urity/mse.aspx
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15 May 2012   #19
Tekno Venus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit (O.E.M)
 
 

Refer to my earlier post
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15 May 2012   #20
STU9000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64
 
 

Full scan with MES turned up nothing as suspected.

So still no idea why this happened, but the main thing is I didn't lose anything and I have it backed up now.

Thanks for the help.
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