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Folders on the Desktop disappeared on Windows 8.1

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    Folders on the Desktop disappeared on Windows 8.1


    Hey guys,

    I have the folders and some torrent files and all folders and files dissapred. I really dont understand what happened. There are some important work on folders.

    Can anyone tell me how to get it back ? File History is OFF.

    Regards.
    Last edited by jk22; 16 Nov 2015 at 03:32.

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    Edit your post and make it visible please.
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    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Edit your post and make it visible please.
    How to make it visible ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jk22 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Edit your post and make it visible please.
    How to make it visible ?
    Um, do not change the default font and color to something that hides your question from everyone. So what is it that you are wanting to know about?
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    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by jk22 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    Edit your post and make it visible please.
    How to make it visible ?
    Um, do not change the default font and color to something that hides your question from everyone. So what is it that you are wanting to know about?
    Font visibility fixed. Kindly read first post.
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    What folders, what files?
    Where were they located.?
    When did they disappear?
    What did you do prior to it happening.

    Have you run a scan with your anti-virus? Might be good to download, install and scan with Malwarebytes Anti-malware Free too.
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    Posts : 5
    Windows 8.1


    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    What folders, what files?
    Where were they located.?
    When did they disappear?
    What did you do prior to it happening.

    Have you run a scan with your anti-virus? Might be good to download, install and scan with Malwarebytes Anti-malware Free too.
    What folders, what files? Business Files
    Where were they located.? Desktop
    When did they disappear? Yesterday, Suddently
    What did you do prior to it happening. I dont know

    I have run Malwarebytes and no viruses found.
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    Have you looked in the Recycle bin? If not there you can try running Recuva, see if it can find and resurrect them.

    Another possibility is Shadow Explorer.
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    Windows 8.1


    I have done it all with recoveries and shadowexplorer nothing happened. And now I changed the OS to Windows 10.
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  10. #10


    Sorry, I'm out of ideas.
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