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Windows 8 ate my files!

  1. #1

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    Windows 8 ate my files!

    I was reading Yahoo! news when my computer told me it ran in to a problem and was restarting...when it restarted I went to open a file from my 'my documents' told me there was nothing IN the folder...I opened my libraries and when I double clicked on 'my documents' it came up with an information box saying:

    "Documents.libraries-ms" is no longer working.
    This library can safely be deleted from your computer.
    Folders that have been included will not be affected.

    It does this for documents, videos, pictures and music. Can anyone tell me why or where the contents of these folders have gone and if possible, how do I get them back??

    Thanks in advance

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  2. #2

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    Posts : 3,093
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    Fix for Surface Pro but may work for you too: Fix Documents.library-ms is no longer working in Surface Pro | Microsoft Surface tablet

    Don't think it applies though, will keep searching.

    Duh, best thing is to check for Brink tutorial: Library-ms is no longer working - Fix in Windows 7 and 8
    Last edited by popeye; 25 Oct 2013 at 23:13.
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Windows 8 ate my files!
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