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  1. jokonoko

    jokonoko Thread Starter

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    Hello everyone,

    Today I was rearranging some stuff on my PC, when suddenly... I messed up my OS.

    What I did:
    Moved the Users folder from OS (C: ) to DATA (D: )
    There were some problems so I chose 'Skip all' a few times.

    What happened:
    Not everything was moved.
    Almost all of my icons disappeared.
    Most of my shortcuts didn't work anymore.
    Some of my software didn't work anymore.
    My settings in some of my software were gone.
    And so on

    What I did:
    Tried to move everything back to the original place.

    What happened:
    Most of it went back... Most of it.
    Now it's just all over the place and a lot doesn't work anymore.

    I hope someone can help me!

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. huggie54

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    hiya,1st idea don,t "move stuff",creates problems,now can you get to system restore and restore back to a date before you "moved some stuff".
     
  3. jokonoko

    jokonoko Thread Starter

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    Sadly, no... Well, this makes me upset
    Would upgrading to Windows 8 help?
     
  4. huggie54

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    is the users folder still in "D"Data,try changing the "d" back to"C" on the location path
     
  5. jokonoko

    jokonoko Thread Starter

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    Nope, I tried to reverse my action by moving it all back... That wasn't very succesful either.
     
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    jokonoko, using asterisks for obvious letters does not make you less of a potty mouth. Please remember that this is a family friendly site and clean up your language.
     
  8. jokonoko

    jokonoko Thread Starter

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    Thanks Huggie, I will try it out right now!

    I'll also try to talk more kid-friendly. Silly me :(

    Sorry...
     
  9. jokonoko

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    Tried both methods. Unfortunately, they both didn't work. First one did paint my wallpaper black though, but I think that method is for parts inside of the Users-folder. I did notice that my original Computer > OS (C: ) > Users > Username has a lock. Is that normal?
     
  10. TerryNet

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    Thank you. :)

    Not normal; at least, mine does not have a lock. I don't know what that lock means or if it is important.
     
  11. jokonoko

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    I did a system restore and almost everything is back to normal now. Thanks a lot for your time, guys!
     
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