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desktop files missing, please help Can't find your answer ? badgeSep 15, 2011, 3:41 AM Quote: OMG what is wrong with this windows 7!!! This morning when I woke up, I realized that 3 folders were missing from my Desktop. They all show up in the Recent folder but are definitly not in the c:\users\\desktop folder. http://cgmguide.com/windows-7/resolved-desktop-is-gone.php

SR-71 BlackbirdSep 15, 2011, 5:43 AM OLD thread,please start a new one! So, the documents were created at the university with open office then saved to usb. It is not that the folders are hidden because they are not as I have searched by folder names and file names but nothing comes up.I tried all sort of Recovery Perhaps go onto the Open office forum boards and ask for help recovering the documents there.

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As soon as I rebooted the computer hoping for the best my Archive folder dissapeared as well. Sigh:( AnonymousSep 28, 2010, 4:18 PM A lot of people had the same problem of loosing their files in desktop , it disappears all of a sudden .... LIke do a search of the system's 'Windows' folder for example? to tell you the truth it is either a virus or malware it destroy the file completely and can never restore by any good chance .....

Be sure show desktop icons is checked. That is the issue. In one of the folders where I had 5 .jpg pictures, they got zipped up into a .cab file. Desktop Icons Disappeared Windows 7 After Reboot i'm one of those "not gonna happen to me" people...anyway, at this point, i just want to find out what caused this...

Show Desktop Icons The latter method is easier to fix. In this article, I'll mention a couple of ways you can fix either of these issues. You might unchedk it and recheck it. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2670504 i never expected this to happen...

You can easily 'undo' the restore point and revert to present if you need to. Everything On My Desktop Disappeared Mac Search doesn't get the results, used file recovery program program, no luck. skibum189Mar 24, 2011, 11:27 PM I am having this exact same issue. Next check the Show Desktop Icons item.

  • This morning when I woke up, I realized that 3 folders were missing from my Desktop.
  • When I came back, very important folders and files had been WIPED OUT from my desktop.i tried system recovery but no luck.system restore...
  • I've created shortcuts on the desktop now and no longer keep folders there.
  • I am disperate.
  • I hate that I lost pictures of my children that can not be replaced, and I worry about a user having this same issue.
  • Sounds like there was an error in the saving process.

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solved bootmgr is missing after reinstalling windows and hdd clone won't work - please help PLEASE HELP missing standoff Game crashes and missing game files please help! Choose 'View'. Windows 7 Desktop Shortcuts Disappear solved I am using a dell desktop and my Ethernet controller seems to be missing. Icons Disappeared From Desktop Windows 7 I did not install or uninstall anything new last night for such a thing to happen.

click view... More about the author I get a message that says --> No Restore points have been created on you computer system drive. badgeApr 13, 2010, 11:12 PM Also, are all the software programs used to create the documents installed and working presently? I'm wondering how widespread this problem is. Desktop Disappeared Windows 8

markbensonaApr 13, 2010, 11:31 PM Problem is that not just the files have disappeared. 3 folders with files have disappeared/vanished from my desktop. I am quite good at speculating. Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware check my blog It is my work computer.Here are the SpecsWindows 7 x64Quad Core4 Gig RamPlease someone help me here..Thank you in advance.

solved Got the bootmgr missing error, reinstalled windows 7, still getting the same error! Restore Desktop Icons No file recovery program detects these deleted files. I really need my documents back.

Maybe the .doc was saved in the Windows folder by mistake.

I have not deleted the folders I am 100% positive I did not delete all the folders. I have tried searching for 10-11 files, they only show in recent and when I click the recent it says file moved or wrong shortcut.. Same here, all the stuff in My Documents folder was replaced by four empty folders, Scanned Documents, Fax, My Stationary, and Notes. Desktop Icons Not Showing Windows 10 So I am not sure how can I restore them if they are not found as deleted at first place.When I try to search for a file name like I had

I have tried all sort of recovery tools but none of them show any deleted files or folders with those names badgeApr 13, 2010, 11:09 PM Perhaps try system restore to Usually it's an explorer.exe problem if the entire taskbar disappears also. I work in IT and just transfered to this Windows 7 PC. news Right click anywhere on the desktop.

All my notes, pdfs...gonetried recovering files through all possible means for good 4 hours and failed.I'm trying to look for a common factor here since quite a few people experience the Thanks for the suggestion though. I am disperate. As soon as I rebooted the computer hoping for the best my Archive folder dissapeared as well.

I have Norton running as well as Webroot Spysweeper and I'm doing a full scan now but I do them regularly anyway. Hope it will work for you. No other folders except the ones on the desktop are involved as far as I can tell. Can someone please help me here.

Longshot, but may turn up the lost file best case scenario. There was nothing else in each one.I tried every possible way to find the files again but no luck. I get a message that says --> No Restore points have been created on you computer system drive. help please solved Windows 7 reinstall, drivers missing, no computer information, please help.