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Windows 7: Ive somehow deleted my users file...

15 Jul 2010   #1
samflook480

i dont know.
 
 
Ive somehow deleted my users file...

Users has gone, but before that sam and shared both dissappeared...

what on earth is going on haha, ive only had this laptop a day

please help


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15 Jul 2010   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samflook480 View Post
Users has gone, but before that sam and shared both dissappeared...

what on earth is going on haha, ive only had this laptop a day

please help
Might be a good start to do system restore & a disk check:
System Recovery Options
Disk Check
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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15 Jul 2010   #3
samflook480

i dont know.
 
 

how do i do that?

does that completely wipe everything?
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15 Jul 2010   #4
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samflook480 View Post
how do i do that?

does that completely wipe everything?
NO!

Just launch the disk check or the system restore then let the computer do until it restart.
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15 Jul 2010   #5
samflook480

i dont know.
 
 

...how do i do that?

sorry im a noob
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15 Jul 2010   #6
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samflook480 View Post
...how do i do that?

sorry im a noob
Click on the Blue links (post #2) above and follow instructions carefully!
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