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i recently did a pc restore which brought my computer back to the state it was in when i bought it. it said it would back up all the files so i wasnt worried. now that its all over with i cant find any of the files that we're on my computer from before. i need help in finding these files or reversing this restore quick!! the folders where i held my files we're private or protected so im not allowed acess to them i dont know why i cant!

Edited by Invisible Touch, 18 August 2005 - 08:05 PM.

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Avoid download and installs

Did you do a restore install or system restore
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i dont know what it was called to the full extent but you hit f10 when the computer starts to do it
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Click start then help and support, click undo changes to my computer, then restore my computer to an earlier time, chhose a restore point, see what happens.

If it does not run then you probably did a restore install
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it says there is currently no restore point
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Look at the user manual for this, then download it

http://www.pcinspect...y/uk/manual.htm
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when i started it up there were no accounts but when i created an account with the same name as before the "icon" i had before was restored but a new set of folders was created with my name again. the other set was private so when i attempt to go to it there is acess denied. is there anyway to override this??is there anyway for me to rstore an account and is it possible to access private files?

Edited by Invisible Touch, 18 August 2005 - 09:04 PM.

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i need help accessing private files on my computer!
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The new profile won't get access to the other one's private folders

Maybe an administrator account could take them over
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How to take ownership of folders and files in XP
http://support.micro...1&Product=winxp

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