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Windows 7: Accidentally deleted appdata folder

08 Dec 2019   #11
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Vista x64 / 7 X64
 
 

Check your shadowcopies and copy back the folder.
https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shadow_copy_view.html


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08 Dec 2019   #12
FZR600R

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I restored from a savepoint a little over a month old. Once I was done with that I right-clicked on appdata and choose restore an earlier copy. What's the difference between that and using shadowcopy?

Afterwards the new appdata was much smaller.
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08 Dec 2019   #13
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Shadow Copy is a technology included in Microsoft Windows that can create backup copies or snapshots of computer files or volumes, even when they are in use. It is implemented as a Windows service called the Volume Shadow Copy service.
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