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Logged on to computer and everything on my desktop is gone

  1. #1


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Logged on to computer and everything on my desktop is gone


    Hello my name is Lukas and this is actually my first post here. Im posting today because when I logged onto my computer it said "Location is not available"
    I cant send a screenshot of it because I cant open anything; but ill type some of it.
    C:\Windows\system32\config\systemprofile\Desktop is unavailable. If the location is on this PC, Make sure the device or drive is connected or the disc is inserted, and then try again.
    well I typed some of it. If any of you could help me that would be great.
    And yes I have tried reconnecting my hard drive and my wallpaper is still on so its not with my hardrive.
    Edit:1 I found the files but cant move them to any of the main folders. desktop-downloads-documents ect.
    And the forums on this site look cool! Might stick around here for a bit!
    Edit:2 ok I cant find any way to get to my library now and my windows 8 start menu is empty cant even shut down my computer..

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    And this is windows 8.1 Btw
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3


    By the Ocean
    Posts : 177
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64


    Sounds like something's gone corrupt.
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Logged on to computer and everything on my desktop is gone
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