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Solved: Program files missings

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by TPAY, Jun 14, 2011.

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  1. TPAY

    TPAY Thread Starter

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    I seem to have no program files and almost all my desktop shortcuts have disappeared..Also my Desktop background is gone and its just a black screen.

    I have tried Viprescue, malware bytes and Mcaffe but they havent changed anything..
     
  2. Rockn

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    Those programs will not change anything. Your local profile has more than likely become corrupted. What program files are you referring to that appear to be missing?
     
  3. Hughv

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    Some new malware changes the file attribute for some folders to "Hidden."
    Rt-click the relevant folders/properties and uncheck the "hidden" attribute.
     
  4. TPAY

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    This last suggestion worked for a few a files but most are still missing...My adobe, auducity,Ea Sports,Itunes and my Mcafee folders are still missing in the program files..Also my desktop icons are still missing and Desktop background picture still cant be changed...And cant find where my wordpad and notepad are..

    Thanks for your previous help
     
  5. Hughv

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    One guy checked the hidden attribute then unchecked it to solve this.
    You can also "Show hidden files" in Control Panel/Folder Options/View
     
  6. TPAY

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    Thats fixed it.. Do you know what I can do about the Desktop background, its just a black screen
     
  7. Hughv

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    Find the desktop folder and do the same with the hidden attributes.
     
  8. TPAY

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    Thanks its Fixed
     
  9. Hughv

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    Good.
    Go ahead and mark this "solved" so others can find it and use the solution.
     
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