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Windows 7: moved my user folder!!

18 Oct 2013   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
moved my user folder!!

my son recently moved my user folders to another drive but just dragging and dropping, he needed more space to install a game. now, even after ive moved it back. i cant launch anything except firefox. it all tries to launch in wordpad. ive tried everything like downloading the exe fix files. i cant download the lnk fix files. etc etc

can someone please help me out.

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19 Oct 2013   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64bit

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19 Oct 2013   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

system restore
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19 Oct 2013   #4

Windows 10 Pro/ Windows 10 Pro Insider

You may see if this will help you User Folders - Restore Default Location
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19 Oct 2013   #5

Windows 10 Pro

Since this was done, you are now probably signing in with a temp profile. You can try right clicking the users folder and choose restore previous versions. Then choose a day before he did this and click restore.

Restart and the issue should be resolved.

Now give your son a limited user account so he cannot screw stuff up next time.
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23 Oct 2013   #6

windows 7 ultimate 64bit

all sorted thanks for all the help guys.
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