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Documents Library disappeared

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    windows 8

    Documents Library disappeared


    Can't figure this out. Went to my desktop and tried to look at for a picture. Got this instead...



    Applies to pictures, video, documents, music, everything. It is all still there...I am so confused. Seems like there was an update recently.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello a2cpc, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    In File Explorer, go ahead and delete any library that you are getting this error with. Do not worry, this will not delete the contents in the library, it will only remove the corrupted library. Afterwards, use the tutorial below to restore all default libraries to see if it may be able to fix this for you.

    Library-ms is no longer working - Fix in Windows 7 and 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
    Last edited by Brink; 19 Jun 2013 at 01:18. Reason: updated tutorial link
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  3. #3


    Posts : 2
    windows 8


    Thank you Oh Great and All Knowing Brink...that was easy.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. Glad that worked for you.
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