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Specifically when My Documents is really found at \\Server\RedirectedFolders\Scottie\Documents Scottie February 1st, 2015 at 12:59 | #4 Reply | Quote Well, I would, but I can't because I don't know anything Search Search all Forums Search this Forum Search this Thread Tools Jump to Forum Some data seems to be missing from my world??? #1 Aug 15, 2016 twinkieflusher twinkieflusher View User The account I logged to is the one I use everyday (though not the admin account) so I know what should be there very well. 99% of the icons are gone Windows 8, Small Business Server 2003, roaming profile.

Personal Data gone from user profile Started by dantranchina , Oct 10 2013 02:07 PM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1 dantranchina dantranchina Members 11 posts It's odd for it to automatically log off. Tuesday, June 07, 2011 7:06 AM 0 Sign in to vote I had the same issue on my domain account. But this looks like an odd scenario.

Windows 7 User Profile Disappeared

I decompressed the C drive, and rebooted. and from researching it it all points to a registry issue. However, whenever something lands in the folder it changes its icon from the default Downloads to whatever appears new in that folder. early response team! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feeeed me Seymour...

Are you the only one who uses that computer? I merged desktop with downloads and documents is just as well gone. when i logged in system goes into the temporary mode. All My Files Are Gone Windows 10 http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/18583-user-folders-restore-default-location.html Sunny October 11th, 2016 at 02:11 | #57 Reply | Quote Thanks a lot for your help and easy explanation.

Open COMPUTER and double click on all your drives and uncheck this box. Back to top #6 sflatechguy sflatechguy BC Advisor 1,964 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:10:01 AM Posted 12 October 2013 - 11:58 AM That is an odd one. But I would double-click it, and change the Data to %USERPROFILE%\Documents Do the same for any other User folders you need to fix. https://scottiestech.info/2014/11/11/repair-missing-user-folders-in-windows-7/ If there is no “My Documents” or “Documents”, then create a new folder C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents.

Tina November 10, 2010 at 6:32 am If none of the answers above are helpful for you you should post a new question. Desktop Folders Disappeared Windows 7 I have tried running chkdsk fixes and it always says that some corrupted files could not be fixed, and I try to reopen the downloads folder after restarting, but same message It looks like all of the data folders and files I need are in the \\server\Users\Lee\Documents folder. Thanks a lot for your help!

My Documents Folder Missing Windows 7

I know they have not been deleted because the hard drive has the same amount of data space used and left over as before the transfer. If prompted, SKIP all duplicates, copy all files with out attributes, and any other messages you may get. Windows 7 User Profile Disappeared Strangely it is fine under Quick Access and This PC. User Folder Missing Windows 10 echo %USERPROFILE% Peter July 18th, 2015 at 20:23 | #12 Reply | Quote Hello, I have somewhat related problem.

Essentially, I logged onto my laptop the same way I do every day and all settings, etc. Scottie July 24th, 2015 at 11:46 | #15 Reply | Quote I would try to use something like Unlocker first. By your description, it seems that all of these Magic files were somehow relocated to my network profile on the server which does not work for programs that must have a When you’re done editing, just close the Registry Editor (it saves automatically). Users Folder Disappeared Windows 7

Only third-party apps and their data are restored, excluding apps that aren't compatible with the device. I know that everything was working fine on 11/4 because I used Faststone Capture very late that evening, and had no problems with it, or anything else on my system. Then I transferred(dragged and dropped) all my files over to the new account, but for some reason now they are all invisiable/missing and cannot be seen or accessed. Thanks for these instructions.

LOL Anyways, here we are. Desktop Files Disappeared Windows 7 Also, you can VIEW THIS LINK for other ways to do this. i recommend XP!! (yh w7 is not right either[it is if you use it to study])...

Scottie June 30th, 2015 at 16:53 | #11 Reply | Quote Quotes around %USERPROFILE%\Desktop aren't necessary, but that shouldn't be a problem… Huh.

Ugh, I hope you can help me out. If you see a normal yellow folder called “Documents”, do nothing. Did exactly the same steps. Windows 10 User Account Disappeared See all questions on this article See all questions I have asked Still need help?

Networking Programming Space Spare Me! The solution requires you modify the registry. Windows 7 Domain User Local profiles (although logging in through domain) No new hardware (originally thought maybe there was a HDD swap) user data gone from 2 different domain profiles NOT hits on Google, this seems to be a major problem with Win7 as even C:\Users gets lost as you are pointing out.

Once we removed them from that group their profile worked. Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - Appdata? by R. To restore messages to an iPad, the iCloud backup must be from an iPad.

About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center This site works best with JavaScript enabled. Again, the following is the list of folders you may need to create/rename: C:\Users\USERNAME\Desktop C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents C:\Users\USERNAME\Downloads C:\Users\USERNAME\Music C:\Users\USERNAME\Pictures C:\Users\USERNAME\Videos For example,  if you see “My Documents” and it’s a magic icon, At this point, you have two options. 1) If the user only cared about their files, just move the folders they want from the Recovered folder you created earlier and then Restoring from an iCloud backup is different than signing in to iCloud.

That all works, with an explanation of the "random files" in the C drive that many others may encounter. You can do this under your own user ID if you have administrative privileges: Run REGEDITNavigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList"You should find your profile key, with another named identically except for a After the restore process is complete, your device retrieves any email messages available from iCloud and your email service providers. All is back to normal now.

Reclaiming it didn't quite work as smoothly. Windows 7 admin is disabled so therefore the profile is always temp and the reg key disappears after You logoff. Thanx Paul Baio October 4th, 2016 at 15:58 | #56 Reply | Quote @Scottie @Vislav There is some really good help for this at Windows 7 Forums. Sunday, November 02, 2014 2:22 AM Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.

Looking around the web, it was hard getting any clear guidance and your steps are easy to follow and understand and did the trick (except for that minor attribute issue).