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Windows 7: Users folder empty?!

03 Jul 2010   #11
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

Have you tried the recovery tools I posted?

Here's another one too,

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition - Reviews and free Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition downloads at Download.com

That's really all I can think of, sorry.

Maybe someone else can help when they see this.


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03 Jul 2010   #12
EliteMaster16

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
Have you tried the recovery tools I posted?

Here's another one too,

Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition - Reviews and free Easeus Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition downloads at Download.com

That's really all I can think of, sorry.

Maybe someone else can help when they see this.
I would try it but I already recovered what's left of the windows folder. I placed it where it belongs (c:\windows.old) and still nothing. This remains a mystery to me and have not found anyone else experiencing the same problems. Well, thanks for your help guys, I guess I'm on my own on this.
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04 Jul 2010   #13
Helios Latio

Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows XP sp3 & Linux Mint 8 [Helena]
 
 

maybe your file has been delete before you remove the windows.old folder. it should be there if you already recovered those windows.old folder i guess.
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04 Jul 2010   #14
EliteMaster16

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Helios Latio View Post
maybe your file has been delete before you remove the windows.old folder. it should be there if you already recovered those windows.old folder i guess.
I didn't delete the windows.old folder, I deleted the windows folder- the windows folder is located at C:\windows.old\windows . And I managed to recover it.

Anyways, thanks for the help guys - I'll try and see what I can do seeing as this is an unusual problem.
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04 Jul 2010   #15
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

There is a special feature on Windows 7, which is called System Image. It is a pic of the entire hard drive. Can you use that to return to the time the windows.old folder was present?

Click here to find your files
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