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Solved: Help needed, deleted temp folder content.

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Tom23, Apr 18, 2015.

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  1. Tom23

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    Hi all,

    I watched a YouTube video regarding how to speed up windows 8.1 and the instructions were to delete the contents in the temp folder, %temp% folder and prefetch folder. Some of the contents could not be deleted and after deleting some of the files, some of my programs are not working - I can't install google chrome, can't update adobe and Hp support assistant stop working. I did a system restore but it says it did not restore completely due to an error. I tried to restore all of the deleted files but they said it failed and asked me to try again which I did and still could not. I tried changing permission in the temp folder properties but it failed too. Would appreciate any help :(
     
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    The fastest way to do this would be to use a file recovery program like Recuva or Undelete; depending on what you need to recover you may need to buy a license. If you decide to go with this type of recovery, you should install the software on a different computer, then remove and attach your drive via usb adapter to that machine and then scan it for deleted files.
     
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    Alright thanks for the help it's solved. :)
     
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