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captainkangaroo

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because I'm a noob. I thought that the Document and Settings folder of 'All Users.WINDOWS' was superfluous so I used East-Tec Eraser to erase it to save me some more disk spcae. Result- all my shortcuts were deleted from my desktop and start menu. I want to get it back somehow since some programs do not work when I click on the application their respective locations in Program Files instead of the Start Menu. Is there anyway possible?

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rshaffer61

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You can try a system restore.


How To Restore back to a earlier date.


To do a System Restore follow these steps:

 Click Start and then to All Programs
 Scroll to Accessories and then System Tools
 Click on System Restore
 A Welcome screen will come up and you need to click on Restore My Computer To A Earlier Date
 Then click on Next
 Now you will see in the window Select A Restore Point. From here select a date a couple of days before the problem started.
 Then click Next
 On the Confirm Restore Point Selection window verify the Restore Point you chose is correct.
 Close all open programs and click Next
 The computer will now automatically shut down and reboot. When it restarts you will see ”Restoration Complete” page and then click OK
 Once you have made sure that everything is now running correctly then please reply back with the results.
If this does not work then follow the next steps to do a Repair Installation

Edited by rshaffer61, 01 May 2010 - 07:43 AM.

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http://www.east-tec....onsumer/eraser/

East-Tec Eraser 2010 ... permanent erasure of digital information.


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It worked but some files are corrupted. Can I do another system restore without stuffing up anything?

I don't have the full version of the Eat-Tec Eraser. I have a 2005 version that does not have that capability to delete things beyond recovery and trace.

Thanks and cheers.
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Pick a date a week or so before and see if that works. If files are corrupt you may have to redo the shortcut or reinstall the program.
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yaa,... Redo the shortcut is best option.

If it's not work, then it may be possible that some files are corrupted then try last option and reinstall the programs....
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Thanks for the help guys. I appreciate it profoundly. :)
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