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I deleted the "My Pictures" folder from my library

  1. #1


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    windows 8

    I deleted the "My Pictures" folder from my library


    I accidentally deleted the entire My Pictures folder from my library. How do I get it back? I was trying to delete an album and it deleted the entire library of pictures. My photos are still in the Windows 8 library just not the My folders library. Any help will be appreciated!

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    Server 2012 / 8.0


    Hello jbcarrere. Welcome to Eight Forums.

    Open the recycle bin and select what you want to restore if you can.
    (assuming they are still there)
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    Win 8 (64) : Win 7 (64) : Vista (64) : Android JB 4.2 : iOS 6


    you can actually still undo the deletion right after you deleted it by right clicking on the library and selec "undo delete". But if it's too late restore it from recycle bin.
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    windows 8


    Thank you to all that helped, but @fourthofjuly you helped the most! The problem is fixed! Thanks so much
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    Posts : 474
    Win 8 (64) : Win 7 (64) : Vista (64) : Android JB 4.2 : iOS 6


    Glad to help. Cheers!
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I deleted the "My Pictures" folder from my library
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