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Files in a folder get deleted when extracted

Q: Files in a folder get deleted when extracted

I don't know if other people had this problem but I have a folder that I need to extract but apparently when I extract it to desktop, I click on the folder and noticed some files were missing. I check the unextracted folder and all the files were fine.
I realized when I extract the folder to desktop, the files aren't actually deleting because they seem to be there in the unextracted folder but not there when I extract them.
the next thing I tried is extracting one file that gets deleted from that folder into the desktop and then nothing happens. So the main thing is that the files wont extract to the desktop for a weird reason. I use McAfee anti virus and I tried disabling
everything possible from it and extracted the file. But it didn't work; also i'm running Windows 10.
All I know is that this is probably not from my antivirus and it has to do something with the file not being extracted.

Please help me fix this problem ASAP as the internet has no good answers or no answers at all.

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Preferred Solution: Files in a folder get deleted when extracted

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How can I change Outlook so that all my deleted files are deleted rather than being sent into the "Deleted" folder?

There must be a way?

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I accidentally deleted my RECIPE FOLDER containing several categories of recipes with several files in each folder. I could not find my deleted files in MY Recycle Bin so I recovered my RECIPE FOLDER by restoring my system to an earlier date. Now that I have recovered My RECIPE FOLDER, all my files are now script and cannot be read. These are recipes that I have been collecting for over 8 years. It's a treasure to me. How do I return these script files to normal. My folder was stored on an HP Pavilion Laptop using Windows 7.
Thanks to any helpers on this forum who can assist me.....Carlyle

A:Accidentally deleted a folder in Windows 7 and now restored folder files are script

could you attach an example of one of these files to a post so we can have a look and see whats happened to them for you?

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I used 7zip to open up a .gz zipped/archived file. It seems like 7zip extracts and downloads the files to open it? Is that correct? If so, where are the files located? Or is it just stored somewhere temporarily and then deleted after?
 

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HI GUYZ ! I WAS LOOKING FOR HELP THAT I STUMBLED UPON AN APP ON MOBILE AND DOWNLOADED IT. AFTER DOWNLOAD I MOVED THE OBB FILE TO MY PC AND EXTRACTED WITH THE UNIVERSAL EXTRACTOR . THE FILES WERE WORKIING AND EXTRACTED BUT THEIR NAMES WERE ENCODED LIKE"LLJLJJHKJHGLKJGHLJGHLJH" MOSTLY THESE WORDS .
I WILL B HAPPY IF ANYBODY HELPS
 

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Hi

I have winrar files and in them i have many many important pictures...

However when i extract these pictures it extracts but i cannot see the pictures the folder simply just says 'folder is empty' but it is not empty.. i know this because in properties it says contains: 139 files.....:?:?

anyone have an idea?
 

A:Solved: Cannot see my Extracted files?

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When I extract a file or video to desktop I can't find it.
I retsart the pc and the file or video pop up,it does this
almost every time.Any help?

A:Extracted files on desktop

download this 7-Zip right click file needing to be extracted, expand 7zip and click extract to and choose the same name as the file you are unzipping, unzipp's will be there...
vidoe pop up? what? need more facts not random statements...

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When I extract files from a zipped folder, a folder is created but with no files in them. Yet, when I open a zipped folder, the files are visible but inaccessible. Help.

P.S. Running Vista Home Premium

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So I installed Windows 7 RC 7100 from a dvd with Vista present, choosing what I assumed was the clean install option. The installation rounded up the old windows and put it in a folder called windows.old. I got what I needed out of there, and deleted the windows.old folder and stuff got deleted, except the windows.old folder and some remaining sub-folders. There are two files way down in the last folder that won't be deleted. Windows 7 claims they are not there, so they cannot be renamed and cannot be compressed. Plus they have 0 bytes. These files are labeled in what looks like real Coptic script. These files can be moved and the folders that contain them too. Windows 7 will not delete them, saying that they are not where they are anymore.

I figure that when I deleted the windows.old folder, something went wrong and now Windows 7 shows them to be there, but also thinks they are not there - weird that it has enough to think they are there but not enough to think it can delete them.

Anyway, how can I get rid of whatever is there?

A:Folder and its files can't be deleted.

I don't think there is anything you can do to get rid of them besides a format. I've had something like that for over a year on one of my disks that is 400 GB full and I have no place to move the stuff temp away to fix it. I tried a little looking for ways, like software or commands, but nothing deleted the files.

Here's mine.

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I have a 64-bit Windows 8.1 HP. It came pre-installed 7-Zip. When I extract it changes the file names automatically upon extraction.

On my old Windows 7 desktop I had WinZip and this never happened. So I purchased and installed WinZip on the Windows 8.1 and the same thing happened, it changed the file name automatically.

I have tried all over the net and on this site to find a solution but to no avail. I also compared WinZip settings on the W7 and I can't really tell if they are the same as it is different on W8.1

My real concern is that when I extract the folder, it changes the files names adding additional characters where there would be spaces and then an extension of numbers.
Windows 7 did not do this at all. Please help!!! How can I turn this off?
Original file name
Bride & Groom -7
Extracted new file name done automatically
Bride+%26+Groom+-7-2924937121-O

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anybody know how to solve my problem? i delete them but every time at startup the are there again and its cloging up my desktop.

(PS.Its probly a realy stupid question)

A:cant delete extracted files from desktop

The easy way is to use Move_on_Boot. Works every time!

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Hey Guys
I have a little problem. FILES from capturing screens and videos, extracting compress file etc. are NOT showing immediately, I need to refresh the directory folder just to see it.

For example:

I will extract the "a.rar" it contains "a"
After extracting, no files were added to my desktop
But when i refresh my desktop
The file is now shown

A:Delay Showing Extracted Files

This could be related to a corrupted IconCache.db file. Delete C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\IconCache.db and restart your computer.

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Hello! I'm not anything near a computer expert, so sorry for the non-technical explanation:

I was having some problems with my desktop -- multiple duplicate folders were somehow created (green folders and yellow folders) and, for example, if I'd click to download a file to the desktop, it would not end up on the desktop itself but in one of these other folders. Anyhow, I deleted one of the green duplicate folders, but that ended up deleting everything -all the files on the desktop and in the desktop folders. So I clicked "Undo Delete" but the files did not reappear. I also checked the recycle bin but the Desktop folder and files therein that I had deleted were not there.

I tried typing in "shell:desktop" and restarting, but that didn't help.

However, if I click "Search," the files that were lost show up! But if I click on a file to open it, it will not open. So, for example, if I click on an MSWord file, I get the message:

The document or path name is not valid.
Try one or more of the following:
* Check the path to make sure it was correctly typed.
* On the File menu, click Open. Search for the file using this dialog box.
The files say they are located in the folder Desktop (C:\Users\Amy\Desktop\Desktop) or some other name of a folder I had on the desktop.

However, if I plug this path (C:\Users\Amy\Desktop\Desktop) into the little box at the bottom of the Start Menu, what comes up is my current desktop, not the desktop fil... Read more

A:Deleted desktop folder & files

Welcome
Lets try a system restore to start. Pick a date before you started having problems.
System Restore - How to

If restore does not help, try the suggestions in this fine tutorial
Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder

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So apparently I bungled. Upon receiving my new computer, I noticed that there were 2 program files folders. After installing a few programs, I noticed they were all going to X86 folder, so I thought this was an install error on the shipping companies part, and deleted the unnumbered program files folder. Is there a way to fix my messup... will it affect performance, and anything else anyone could inform me that I Fubar'ed up?

A:Deleted 64 bit program files folder

Welcome
Your problem can probably be corrected with a simple system restore.
System Restore
Go back a few days before the problem

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hi,

My google chrome was hanging.So googled around and when i wanted to deleted the temp folder contents i deleted the contents of the local folder.It deleted some 1.3 gb of data.Is it a must to always to delete the contents of this folder or is it okay if i leave it alone.Because there was some contents of 1.3 gb of data.will it affect the way windows operates?

Also please tell me how to keep the system running properly and also to remove the junk from my system
which tools to use and which folders should i look into make my system running faster.
help would be appreciated.

A:deleted the files in %appdata% folder!

Use ccleaner from Piriform to deal with junk files.

You deleted the contents of your C:\Users\Your User\AppData\Local folder? You might have to reinstall some programs if things start to go wrong.

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I dowloaded a rar/zip files of 256MB however when i extracted is 3.58G what program can was used to compress too much?

A:I dowloaded a rar/zip files of 256MB however when i extracted is 3.58G what program c

What was the extension of the compressed file and what types of files did it contain?

But it really isn't about the program doing the compressing but the data that is being compressed. Some types of files, such as many image files, are already compressed and any attempts at further compression will accomplish little if anything. Some file types, such as text files and some others, compress very well.

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My girlfriend was on the computer for a bit (she isn't very tech savvy by the way) and when I came back on to open My Documents, all my folders were gone replaced by the files that were located in each and every one of these same folders. Is there a way to revert this or do i have to go through the time-consuming job of regrouping every files into new folders?

Thanks for the help

Tom

A:My documents' folders have disappeared and extracted all files.

Hello Tom, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is this in your Documents library by chance instead?

If so, click on View -> Arrange by -> Folder to see if that may help.

File and Folder Arrangement - Group by - Sort by - Arrange by

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I would like to ask how to set WinRAR to exclude files with the exact filenames: 'thumbs.db' or '.DS_Store' (without the quotes, ignore case) from being extracted from an archive.

Ex. Files with these filenames should not be extracted:






Quote:
Thumbs.db
thumbs.db
THUMBS.DB
.DS_Store
.ds_store
.DS_STORE


while files with these filenames should be extracted:






Quote:
1Thumbs.db
1thumbs.db
tackthumbs.db
Thumbs.db.txt
Abcd thumbs.db.txt
1.DS_Store
Abcd.ds_store
.DS_Store.txt
Abcd.DS_STORE.txt


In 'Settings->Security->Prohibited file types->File types to exclude from extracting', if I just type in 'thumbs.db .DS_Store' (without the quotes) in the field, will it work the way I described?

Also, does anyone know if WinRAR has a syntax guide for the Prohibited file types list in case I'd like to add more filenames or be flexible with the rules I need?

The reason for this question, is I'd like to not extract unnecessary files from ZIP, RAR or 7z archives in Windows 7 - files like Windows 2000/XP's Thumbs.db file (Thumbnail cache) and Mac OS X' .DS_Store file (Desktop Services Store), while not being too strict and also not extracting files which just contain 'Thumbs.db' or '.DS_Store' in its filename.

A:Setting WinRAR to exclude specified files from being extracted

Yes, it should work.

Here is a piece from WinRar 4.0 Help file





Quote:
Files to exclude
File masks and file names to exclude from the archiving operation. Wildcards are supported both in path and name parts of masks. If you need to specify several masks, separate them by spaces. If mask contains spaces, enclose it in quotes. For example, you may enter:

c:\temp\info.txt *.bak *.tmp *\temp\

to skip c:\temp\info.txt file, all .bak and .tmp files, all temp folders and all files in temp folders. You may enter file names manually or use "Append" button to browse for file to exclude.

Detailed information about exclusion masks syntax is provided in description of switch -x. This switch uses the same format of exclusion masks as "Files to exclude" field.

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I accidently drag a folder form my D drive, picture folder to the desktop. However, this folder that was created on the desktop appear to be empty.
I have try deleting it from the desktop but the folder happen to reappear everytime after the computer is put to sleep/ re-on the next time.

I have tried using commard prompt but it didn't work out.

But my programs are working fine

yvette

A:deleted files/ folder reappearing on desktop

Hello quekwei and welcome to the forums

Download and install Unlocker:

Download Unlocker 1.9.1 - FileHippo.com

The try and delete the file with this. Let us know how this goes!

Tom

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I understand that all files in a temporary folder with extension .tmp can be safely deleted (the system will recreate them if necessary)
 
But about files in a temporary folder with other extensions like .exe, ini, inf etc?
 
thanks

A:Which files in a temporary folder cannot be safely deleted?

Yes, you can delete all temp files.  Try Temp File Cleaner, you'll like it.

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Hi all:

I have a bit of an unusual issue. I am trying to prevent Win 7 from deleting files from the temp folder (C:\Users\<NAME>\AppData\Local\Temp) when I close a program (in my case Firefox). I believe it is the OS, and not the program or my AV, which is deleting the files, though if folks think otherwise please let me know. Does anyone have suggestions on options to change to prevent files from being expunged from my \temp directory?

Here are the specifics:
I am trying to prevent Firefox from deleting files which I download using the Download Manager using the "open with" (rather than "save as") option.

These files remain in my folder, C:\Users\<NAME>\AppData\Local\Temp until after I close Firefox at which point they are deleted. Note: I am sure it is Windows which is deleting the files since:
* I have disabled my antivirus and related programs (Malwarebytes real time protection)
* I can see the file disappear from the \Temp folder a few seconds after Firefox is closed down
* when I terminate the Firefox process via the task manager the file deletion does not occur
Some other comments:
* I do not believe this is influenced by the Tools>Options>Privacy settings in Firefox, but I have set it to "Use Custom Settings for History" and unchecked "Clear History when Firefox Closes"
* I have experimented with various settings in Firefox's about:config (privacy.clearOnShutdown.* options are ... Read more

A:temp folder: do not files deleted when exit program

Actually, I think everything points toward Firefox deleting the temp files, not Windows. In any case this behavior is by design, since Firefox downloads your files in order to open them with something and you're not just saving them.
So my question is...why don't you just save the files instead of using "open with"? If for some reason you can't or don't want to, you could simply move the desired files out of your temp folder before closing Firefox...

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Hi All

ive spend a LONG time seaching the net trying to find a solution to this odd problem which im surprised can and did actually happen.

Basically i had the My Documents folder as a sharing file on my old network. After joining a new network when i moved i tried to remove the folder from My Sharing folder but seem to have deleted the actual My Documents folder and all the files contained within it.

As such all my photos and files are now removed/deleted or misplaced the within windows XP. My hard drive is still showing as having the same amount of free space as it did prior to me deleting my documents so im thinking that perhaps the files that were previously within my documents folder have been lost or moved somewhere? ive checked obvious places like Recycle Bin but cant locate them anywhere even via the Search function for all files.

FYI There is one account on the laptop which is password protected that i use to log in, its an admin account so should have full access to everything.

When i go in trying to locate the folder from My computer as per the below this is the message i get. Its the same from every shortcut to My Documents too.

'C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents is not accessible
Access Denied'

ive run Chkdsk and tried a number of other things but would really appreciate any suggestions as im now on the verge of accepting that ive lost all my photos (2 most recent sets werent backed up - im stupid i know!) and need to do a fresh insta... Read more

A:Deleted My Documents folder in error & need to recover it or the files

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Ok so i'm an idiot. I was trying to get rid of the Iexplore virus and i misread some instructions. Can anyone help? It's actually my fault as i misread what the instructions were saying.. below is the final step i was suppose to perform

The hosts file is stored under the Windows folder. It Windows XP it's in C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc, in Windows 2000 it is C:\Winnt\System32\Drivers\Etc, and in Windows 9x/Me it's in C:\Windows.

Select everything. Delete all.
Now just enter this one line
"127.0.0.1 localhost" without the quotes.

I accidentally deleted everything in the C:\Winnt\System32\Drivers\Etc except the host file.

Now my computer runs in a loop when i boot up. Can anyone help?

Thanks,
Guru
 

A:HELP!!! Deleted Win32 files found in host folder

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Hello to everyone!I need the BIOS image for the laptop Lenovo Yoga 500-15ISK. My laptop doesn't turn on and I want to re-program the BIOS chip with the latest BIOS firmware. I am a technician and it is easy for me to re-program the BIOS chip. Could you give me the extracted files of the D3CN35WW.EXE file please? Thank you in advance!

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Hello

I recently sent my laptop to HP for a fan repair and before I sent it off I accidentally deleted my Downloads folder and then cleared out my recycling bin. Well, I got my laptop back today and went to download a few files. After doing so, I realized that I can't find those downloaded files.

I have no idea where those files went. They were .rar and ZIP files and I can't seem to locate them. Does anybody know how I can find those downloaded files (where they might have ended up with the Downloads folder gone) and how I can restore my Downloads folder?

Thanks

A:Accidentally deleted Downloads Folder, can't find new downloaded files

Have you looked in C:\Downloads ?

Also, look here User Folders - Restore Default Location

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som files from my temp folder hav been deleted, is there any way i can fix this problem? if yes plllzzz help....
 

A:Solved: Temp folder files deleted, program errors

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I "support" a user who receives a dozen or so occurrences of a deleted meeting request in his 'deleted items' folder. No matter what I do to this meeting request it will continue to pop up many times every day in deleted items. Browsing the internet has come up with little help on the issue. Anyone seen this before and/or have any suggestions? Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!
 

A:Solved: Meeting request appears in Deleted files folder

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All the old files I used on the old sign in name were moved to the documents and settings folder under the C:/ drive.

But now that the computer automatically created a new ID for me is there anyway that i can go back to using the old one that was deleted and take sole possesion of that?

Because now all of my apps are dead, I have to enter in new serial codes for some applications, I get this application is now longer installed on your computer please reinstall it again.

Is it impossible to do?

It's not that big of a deal, but if there is a way I would like to try and attempt it.

It will save me the hassle of going back and redownloading every app. that I had installed.
 

A:User ID accidently deleted and files placed into Document and Settings folder

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Hello dears, my pc 'win 8.1 n x64' seems has been access & controlled remotely or i don't know if it's a virus.

I 've found the folder C:\Users\....\Downloads\Video was deleted w/ all of its content and also all the files in the folder C:\Users\....\Downloads\Music were deleted

since I installed windows "fresh install on a formatted disk" i had never changed the Advanced Security Settings of any folder but now i find the Share tab exists besides the Permissions tab and ther's Full Controll access to the users Administrators & Everyone and the type is Allow :(

I want to know why this happened .. is it from itunes or some other program or a virus or there's somebody accessing my comp. remotely

anyways i'll format but how to prevent this from happening again

the comp. is connected to the internet over wifi

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I have mistakenly deleted all the files and folders included in my "Temorary Internet Files" folder, including "Content.IE5" and "OLKD7" folders. I am now unable to download attachments from Hotmail. I have tried to add these folders from another user on this machine however the folder is restricted. My OS is XP Prof. SP2 & IE 6. Any ideas?
Thanks
 

A:Deleted all files and folders from "Temporary Internet Files" folder

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Hello,

I ran into an issue with a user's computer. Initially, he was experiencing problems with the computer running slow. A previous technician diagnosed the issue and decided to run Combofix to clear any issues that might be causing this. However, in running Combofix, the files in the folder C:/windows/csc folder/d6 or %systemroot%/csc folder/d6 were treated as malware and moved to C:/Qoobox/Quarantine/C/Windows/csc folder/d6 and renamed with the extension .vir. In doing so, the user has lost some of his data. Although the data represents files on a share drive on a server, in syncing the share drive's files in order to make them available offline, some of those files were lost. Well, at least that's how it seems as the user's files seemed to have disappeared around the same time Combofix was run.

We've tried a system restore to the day BEFORE Combofix was run to no avail. We've also tried to use batch file renaming programs as we made copies of the files in the Quarantine in order to get them out of quarantine and rename them without the .vir extension, put them back in their original folder and resync, but that did not work. The Windows resynchronization process reports that some of the files can't be restored because the user is not connected to the server, even though he is. Nonetheless, after that attempt, the files that were missing are still missing.

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A:Combofix deleted offline folder directory causing files to disappear

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Hi there : )

My mom wanted to remove windows live messenger but she couldnt see it on her add/remove list, so she went and deleted the entire windows live folder from the Program Files (x86) I am trying to reinstall windows live essentials with no luck. The first time i tryed it said it was already installed but didnt show up on the add and remove list.

I used Ccleaner and then tryed again this time i revieved an error: 8007007e. We tried system restore to earliest date available but it is still the same

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated ty : )

A:Win7-deleted Windows Live folder from Program Files(x86) How 2 Replace

Go into Control Panel>Programs>Uninstall a Program and highlight Windows Live Essentials then choose Repair All Windows Live Programs.

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Hi there,
 
Usually any computer problems I can fix myself but this one has me stumped. The virus scanner I am using is Avast and the firewall I'm using is Windows Firewall. My operating system is XP Service Pack 3. Yesterday with breakfast I clicked into my "Downloaded" folder on my external hard drive to find the folder was empty except for a file called "myfile.exe." Where this has come from and how it was not picked up or recognised as a virus is unknown. I used these forums to try and solve the problem trying everything from "unhide.exe" to the recommended malware programs and followed pretty much every procedure but to no avail. The space from the files has still be taken up on the harddrive and show hidden files is checked etc. It only seems to be that folder that has been effected. The contents of the folder itself are all video files, tv shows and movies. If anyone can help it will be much appreciated!
 
 
RegardsEdit: Moved topic from Windows XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:myfile.exe virus deleted files in only one folder on external hard drive?

I seem to have found the files, they were moved from the original folder into a neibouring folder. It still doesn't explain the myfile.exe however. *edit* I have however also noticed that the computer is taking longer on start up along with the general speed of the computer and firefox is hanging regularly.

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Hi,
I purchased dell inspiron 1525 laptop with windows vista Home Premium.
I have deleted all the files in the recently changed folder in searches and deleted it from recycle bin also.
after that i have deleted Everwhere folder in search.
i have deleted all the files in Everywhere but at that time i have noticed the entire items are deleted.so again i restored them to my system.
Then i noticed some newly created,updated files content has been deleted.
the folders with recent pics are existing.but the pics in that folder has been deleted.I need them as they are very important.
Even the favourite links in the drives are deleted.how to again restore them.the links folder is visible.but the folder is empty.my dell support tools are also not visible.it is throwing error.
Is there any possibilty to get them again.
Please help me.

Thanks,
Neelima.

A:To restore all the files and folders deleted from recently changed folder in searches

Tutorial: Recover lost files with Shadow Explorer ? How-To Geek Forums

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Through IE Properties, the "Temporary Internet Files" folder cannot be emptied, neither by going directly to the folder.
It says "No Objects" although the properties from the folder show 10.000 objects and 600 MB size!!!

What could be the reason?
 

A:Files of "Temporary Internet Files" folder cannot be deleted

hi

try to right click on it and press cut the delete
 

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i assume. just some temp file folder in my vista stsyem now when i clear the cache and all the histroy and reload it reloads images(im designing a website) that ive fixed(it reloads th images that i had to fix)
 

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when i unzip a file using XP home's zip utility,on the last screen the option "show extracted files" is always checked by default. how can i permanently turn this off? tia.
 

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Hello. Last year I installed one utility called Wrye Bash used to manage and install mods for the game Oblivion. This particular utility is distributed as a .zip archive, it has no installer. The installation instructions tell to simply extract the archive to the same installation folder where the game was installed. This archive contains folders and subfolders within it. Since July last year, I haven't used or updated Wrye Bash, and 75 new versions were released! Now I'd like to uninstall it first before installing the new version. Uninstalling wouldn't be necessary if the files to be extracted from the new archive overwrote all the files extracted earlier from the old version archive, but this doesn't happen for all the files: some of them are not overwritten. This brings me to this forum.

I'd like to know if there's any way to automatically uninstall (delete) all the files extracted from an archive. There must be a simple way to achieve this I'm not aware of. The hard way would be in Windows explorer to select each and every file in the destination directory which was extracted there from the archive, and then delete them. Is there any easier way to do this? Basically, I wish to know if there's any way to undo the extracting procedure, by automatically removing the files which were extracted to the destination directory.

I was hoping that converting the original .zip archive to a SFX archive with WinRar, I could then use this .exe SFX archive both to install (extract... Read more

A:How to "uninstall" files extracted from an archive?

Since I wasn't getting any replies here, I posted the same question above in Computer Hope Forums here and I got support there.
I don't know why, but I was not able to edit my own post above to correct a few things, I couldn't find the button to do it, although I can read in this same page under Posting Rules: ?You may edit your posts?. I even sent a message reporting that issue to the Forum Administrator, but I didn't receive any replies.

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When extracting files (I use PowerDesk), a checkbox for "remove extracted files from archive" is an option. What does this do? Should I check or un-check?
 

A:"remove extracted files from archive"

You are probally no longer wondering this question but seems since no one answered you I thought I would.
 

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Hi, Could someone please tell me why my deleted messages are deleted from the computer instead of going to my Deleted Items Folder? I "do not" have the box checked from Menus - Options - Advanced - Maintenance - Empty messages from the "Deleted Items" folder on exit. Your help would be most appreciated. Thanks, Ray

A:Deleted Items Folder: Where Are The Deleted Messages

Has it ever worked properly?

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Can I recover messages I accidentally deleted in Outlook Express of Windows 2000XP? These messages were in their own file but somehow got moved to a subfile of the Deleted Items folder. In trying to removed the Deleted Items folder the sub-folder went with it. There were a large number of messages I had received via e-mail that I intended to keep.
 

A:Recovering deleted items after the folder was deleted.

dont install anything else on your system for it cant overwrite any data you want to recover there are many programs that can recover PST files for outlook and dbx files outlook express here are some ttp://www.oemailrecovery.com/
 

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User came in with a receiving email issue and to make a long story short I found that his inbox and all subfolders including sent, junk ect. are subfolders of the trash folder.(deleted Items) I tried to back up, clean(glary utils) and reinstall but the backup reordered the folders the way they were. I will uninstall again and hand build the folders and subs if need be but I was hoping someone here might know a fix before I spend 2 or more hours creating and moving from imported folders (home based company with 33000+ emails)

Any ideas appreciated.

Also noteworthy is that Norton failed after the hearbleed patch and had to be completely removed and reinstalled. the reinstallation of Norton was AFTER trying to repair Outlook.

Thanks
Herb

A:Outlook 2007 inbox has become sub folder of deleted items folder

decided to manually import folders. customer needed machine back asap. oh well, thanks anyway

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Hi all

I deleted the desktop folder in my personal folder and my icons on desktop don t apear anymore now.

How can i put it back there ?

Thanks !

A:I deleted the desktop folder in my personal folder

I'd try a System Restore.
Easy. No loss of files or anything.
Tutorial if you need it.
System Restore

Pick the newest restore point that was before you deleted the folder.

Mike

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I accidentally deleted my Deleted Items folder. Is there a way to get it back or re-create it?
Thank you

A:Deleted my local "Deleted Items" folder

Welcome
Yes, it is very easy
Recycle Bin - Restore

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How do I access folder made private after user account that made the folder private is deleted.

I was foolin around with the registry yesterday and forgot to back it up. XP crashed when I restarted. I used the restore disk that came with the computer. All files that I put on the computer where left alone, but all XP files were reverted to factory Files. I had My Documents set as a private folder. The folder still appears under Documents and settings but I cannot access it.....HELP...Thanks in advance.

A:How do I access folder made private after user that made the folder privateis deleted

I Fixed the problem...

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I need serious help. Something is deleting every file I attempt to download. I get the same message... " (file name) contained a virus and was deleted" enclosed in a box which also includes a red colored shield with a white "x" inside. It does not discriminate...even Microsoft files are deleted rather than saved. It occurs even in "safe" mode.

Please also note that for some reason, I am unable to access your web site except while in "safe" mode.

Per your instructions, following is the system info file contents:

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Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Basic, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4400+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3453 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 227239 MB, Free - 163065 MB; D: Total - 11232 MB, Free - 1545 MB; G: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 186898 MB;
Motherboard: OEM_MB, IVY8
Antivirus: GFI Software VIPRE, Updated and Enabled

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Likewise, the Hijackthis.txt :

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File of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 19:05:09, on 5/22/2013
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16483)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng... Read more

A:Cannot download files (including Microsoft). Files are deleted before saved.

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