Content of my document gone

Discussion in 'Recovery & Backup' started by crazycat, Apr 12, 2010.

  1. crazycat

    crazycat

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    Hi,

    I am new to the form. I raelly hope someone will guide me to something fruitful. Last week, my laptop, which is loaded home premium got crazy. After i restarted it, my documents folder was empty. The folder is there but nothing inside. If i search globally, the files are shown but when i open them with programs like word, they couldn't be found.

    Please whats going on? Restore is not working as there is no restore point created. It was probably a virus that did this in the first place.
     
    crazycat, Apr 12, 2010
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    WAW8

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    The My Documents folder doesn't actually exist -- it's a pointer to other locations.



    You should look at the other locations to see if your files are still there:

    C:\Users\<username>\Documents

    C:\Users\Public\Documents
     
    WAW8, Apr 12, 2010
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