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deleted files by accident HELP!! Please

Q: deleted files by accident HELP!! Please

In trying to remove the log on screen on Win 7, I followed a
YOUTUBE video. It said to delete one of the owner files account icon, but when I did I didn't see the choice in the menu box of
[save files] ! Help what can I do?

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

This is the site.

A: deleted files by accident HELP!! Please

Enable the hidden Administrator Account. Then create a new user profile account with admin rights. If you can't log onto your computer at all even in Safe Mode then put the Windows DVD in and boot off of that and choose Repair My Computer.

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I wasn't sure where to post this but that's how desperate I am. I deleted my picture folder from my Laptop, that runs windows Vista, how can I get them back? they are not in the trash bin, I checked but for some reason nothing get send it to the trash can, it just delete and that's it.

Please any help??????
thank you

Jaime
 

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I'm a begginer on computers and I have a HP pavilion a1520n with Windows XP media center edition 2005. I accidently deleted a file and now every 30 seconds I get an automatic pop up saying " the feature you are trying to use is unavailable. Click ok to try again, or enter an alternate path to a folder containing the installation package 'EZARC.msi" . I can't figure out what to do. Sometimes there's another pop up that says, "Try the installation package again using a valid copy of the installation package 'EZARC.msi' " Can someone please put an end to my computers suffering because of its idiotic owner?
 

A:Ive deleted files on accident, HELP!

Hi friikenfreezin84

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

See post #4 here:
http://forums.techguy.org/multimedia/500953-ezarc-msi.html#post4145541

Let us know if that works for you or not.
 

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hi, i had a lot of music and shows on my computer. i decided to buy an external hard drive to put all of my multimedia on it. i tripped on my external hard drives power cord and it fell to the ground and broke. aside from the external hard drive, is there a way to recover the files on my computer? please help.
 

A:deleted files on accident

This one gets high marks. Maybe worth a try.

http://www.recuva.com/
 

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Guys I took a hard drive out of a macbook pro and placed it into a external enclosure. I connected it to my pc running vista and I was copying the files from the macbook pro onto my pc and by accident I hit the delete button.

The folder that I deleted is still in the recycle bin, well at least I can see it but the size of it is over 2 gb. I tried to just restore it but that is not working. Thing is I do not need the entire folder just maybe 100 mb of some files that are inside which is just pdf and documents. Any idea on what I can do? I have tried several different types of software and most will not work because I am guessing the macbook pro hard drive is a raw drive.

Thanks guys.
 

A:Deleted files by accident..software needed badly.

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nnnuff said. Thanks. I accidentally deleted MS word from programs/files, and I dont know how to recover it. Is there a way to do this?
 

A:lost my MSword software, and deleted it from program files on accident. Is there a wa

Yes, Go thru a re-installation and when done you should have it back.
 

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I have a 2TB external hard drive and a 1TB external hard drive.
I got a new 2TB internal hard drive and was installing Windows on it.
On the screen where it showed the connected drives, I stupidly forgot the 2 external drives were still connected. I thought somehow it was breaking up the new 2TB internal drive into 3 separate partitions. I clicked on the two external drives and deleted the partitions because I thought it would merge them. I DID NOT format luckily.
I am in the middle of running the Analyzer using TestDisk on the 2TB external. Since it is a 2TB hard drive, it is analyzing about 10% of the disk per day. So I guess it will take 10 days to finish. Small price to pay if I can recover all the data on these drives. One has all our home movies and photos and the other has all our scanned documents in PDF format. Sigh.
I am wondering if I am doing this the right way with TestDisk? Is there a faster way? When I deleted the partitions, the process took less than a second. The drives were partitioned to used 100% of the drive space. I read the page TestDisk Step By Step but still not sure if there isn't an easier way for my particular blunder. Nothing should be corrupted. Just deleted.
Thank you!
 

A:Deleted Partitions By Accident Please Help

Yes it should be faster. I thought there were two levels to the restore deleted partitions and only the deeper level involves scanning the surface for old deleted partitions.
 

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Hello, I recently purchased Dell XPS 8700 that came with a 2tb harddive formatted with GPT. The computer came with Windows 8, and I wanted to downgrade to Windows 7. However the windows installer wouldn't install on any of the current partitions, so I deleted every partition with gParted and proceeded to install Windows 7 successfully onto the one giant partition. Since I deleted all the GPT partition information (Idiotically), I am unable to make more partitions and dual boot.

So my questions are: Is my harddrive as of right now in MBR or GPT? And how would I add the GPT partitions back, as in the primary and secondary GPT headers?

Edit: I am attempting to dual boot with Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 Professional, both 64bit and the computer has the UEFI, I think. Am I better off using MBR or GPT to dual boot? I only want two OS's and a shared data partition.

A:Deleted all the GPT Partitions by accident

Quote:
Since I deleted all the GPT partition information (Idiotically), I am unable to make more partitions and dual boot.




Deleting all GPT partitions is a recommended step to downgrade "Windows 8" as "Windows 7" is known to not much liking GPT based UEFI boot mode. Although "Win 7" 64 bit edition may boot from a GPT disk, i prefer MBR partitioning especially in case of dual booting with Linux.The only mistake you made here is not to partition the disk at the time of install. Fortunately you can split the single large "C" partition to two or three small partitions with the help of "Partition Wizard" free edition.
Download link : Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.
What you need to do is first shrink/resize "C" and create one or more new partitions using the free space.
How to shrink partition : Shrink Windows partition with partition manager - MiniTool Partition Wizard.

Video guide : How to Move/Resize Partition with partition manager? Partition Wizard Move/Resize Partition Video Help.

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I was having trouble with Internet Explorer using Comcast e-mail, the Comcast rep instructed me to go to tools and delete browsing history, cookies and temp files, then go to advance tab and reset, I lost all my favorites is there anyway to recover them?

A:Deleted my Favorites by accident

The only way I know is to download and try this software and then just hope
Recuva or ShadowExplorer to try and recover them from the file's original folder.
You do not need the paid version
https://www.piriform.com/recuva

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Hi I accident deleted my photos and a video file on my memory card from my camera is there a way to recover them? The memory stick is Sony MEMORY STICK PRODu0 magic gate Mark2 2GB

The Camera is a Sony Cyber-shot

Thanks.

A:Deleted photos by accident

Take a look here: http://www.piriform.com/recuva

No guarantees, though.

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Long story short I was removing a virus and deleted it by mistake.

so everytime I log in it kicks me straight back out. Im on a different laptop to post here, what can I do?

Appreciate any help.
 

A:Deleted userinit.exe by accident!

No help? Really need that back
 

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I am currently running on Vista Home Premium OS and in error deleted my Recycle Bin. Whoops........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! .....I know pretty stupid. I have tried to do a System Restore twice and am being told the System Restore did not work. I'm in a panic here. Can someone please HELP me to restore the Recycle bin back to my desktop.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Deleted Recycle Bin by Accident

Try this:

Right-Click desktop
Select Personalize
Select Change Desktop icon on the left hand side
Check Recycle Bin and hit apply

Does that work?
 

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Hi all, i accidently deleted file which i have been update it everyday from beginning of 2010, it was in usb stick and excel file, tried "restoration 2.5.14", it had retrived more than 120,000 files, none of them was in the name of 2010, that's my deleted file's name, will anyone please help, thanks in advance
 

A:deleted file by accident!!!!!

Try Recuva.
 

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hi

had security tool malware on my laptop

ran malware anti to remove it and it said i had an infected userinit.exe

so i deleted userinit.exe (big mistake)

i have xp but do not have xp install cd

i have a floppy drive and a thumb drive

cannot get back to my desktop NOR can i get to a c:\ anymore in safe mode

believe i need to copy userinit.exe from somewhere back into c:\windows\system32 but do not know how with what i have to work with

please help

tx
 

A:deleted userinit.exe by accident

There is a backup copy in C:\Windows\System32\dllcache

most of the time it is compressed in this folder.

Here is a copy of it from my XP installation (uncompressed)
See attached
You will need a XP install CD and use recovery environment to copy the file to the proper place, or use an Ubuntu boot CD to do it.

Here is an article on using a Ubuntu CD to copy data off an unbootable windows PC, one could also use it to copy a file to a Windows folder.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...backup-files-from-your-dead-windows-computer/
.
 

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pc has 2 drives in it. c: and d:. i was installing xp pro on c: and during the install the process asked me if I wanted to delete partitions. I selected the wrong one (d: ) and deleted it. I did not format it. Is there a way to get all the data off that drive? I tried PC Inspector File Recovery but that program does not get all the files. It seems to pick up only on directories and nothing else. This d: drive is in a pc that has win2k pro with SP4 and windows no longer sees this drive. any help would be appriciated
 

A:deleted partition by accident

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The bluetooth driver was accidently deleted from my computer.  I downloaded the driver from the support site, but it's still not working. I can't have it hook up to my printer or my speakers.  What am I doing wrong? Or what else do I need to do?  When I go to the icons in the bottom right corner of my toolbar and select to have the bluetooth icon show icons and notifications, it says this notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown the next time it becomes active.  I have even restarted my computer and it doesn't seem to work.

A:Bluetooth deleted from my computer by accident.

ahertzell,
 
You can acess the Acer eRecovery Mangement to reinstall applications and drivers.
You can attempt a system restore before this issue was created to see if it resolves a couple problems you are having.

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I just deleted an email in Outlook 2007 by accident & now I cant find it in any of my trash folders?

But for some reason it doesnt look like my trash folders are synced up with my godaddy account?

But I looked for the email on the godaddy server & it wasnt in my inbox on their cloud mail client either?

A:Just deleted an email by accident, now I cant find it?

I don't know anything about godaddy, but do they have a spam folder? Chances are that it isn't there either, otherwise your client wouldn't have received it. Do you have the client set to leave the messages on godaddy? If so, either the client or godaddy is haywire. If in neither place, I would say that it is gone, unless you use a file recovery program to search for it.

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Hey Guys I screwed up as follows:

I was fooling around with my graphics drivers and accidentally deleted them. A screen popped up to reboot the computer. It rebooted.

Now whenever I restart my computer, first a microsoft screen appears, then it appears to load but I have no on-screen visual as i get a monitor error message (Not Optimum Mode, Recommended 1920x1200, 60Hz), I am therefore unable to download and install any updated drivers.

What Can I do to restore my Drivers or at least get a visual to Re-install them?

I'm running Windows Vista, and one of the newer NVidia Graphics Cards.
 

A:Deleted Graphics Drivers By Accident

I believe you'd need to boot into safe mode in order to get the resolution down, or at least that's the easiest way I can think of. Boot into safe mode and allow as much as possible, try installing your drivers from there.
 

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i deleted my music folder, but its still there and when i click it, it says access denied, but i have administrator permissions. when i go into properties and security, or any other thing, it says i need to prove administrative permission.
by the way, this is on windows 8.1 and i tried this: User Folders - Restore Default Location

thanks in advance

A:HELP. deleted music folder by accident, but its still there

Since this is a Windows 8.1 problem, we have a separate forum for Windows 8.
Windows 8 Forums

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I have done something really stupid... was having mouse problems when I was trying to do something in the sims folder and Accidently deleted the folder from the c:drive.....I was able to undo the delete but NOW I cant uninstall the game to reinstall it.... I tried to do a run on it and restore the system to an earlier point but it wont let me restore far enough back ... So now I have no Idea what to do .. I've tried everything I know to do..... I was trying to fix the problem with Items not showing up in the game... because i did what you sujested in the post but it didnt work ,,,, HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

A:deleted sims from c:drive by accident

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I have deleted one of my networks in the Wireless Network Connection box. It now has a red X beside it. How do I get it back?
 

A:Windows 7, deleted network by accident help!

Not sure I understand, but if I do understand all you should have to do is to connect to that network again.
 

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Ok, so i deleted the 'desktop' folder by accident from the My Documents window (or just above my documents folder)...

Now the 'Desktop icon' at the top of the folder list shows a different set of shortcuts/folders (incl. RecycleBin, Network etc etc)... the now 'yellow' desktop folder that is under the 'user' is messed up.

I've attached 2 screen shots because i'm sure my explanation is poor. Anyway, this is driving me crazy - can't figure it out. I've been messing around with it for hours - at one point i had 'desktop' with about 15 'desktop' subfolders......

help! please!
Thanks

A:Deleted 'Desktop' folder by accident....

this my be overly obvious but, have you gone into the recycle bin and checked if the folder is still there? if it is, all you need to do is right click on it and select restore.

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The bluetooth driver was accidently deleted from my computer.  I downloaded the driver from the support site, but it's still not working. I can't have it hook up to my printer or my speakers.  What am I doing wrong? Or what else do I need to do?  When I go to the icons in the bottom right corner of my toolbar and select to have the bluetooth icon show icons and notifications, it says this notification icon is not currently active. It will be shown the next time it becomes active.  I have even restarted my computer and it doesn't seem to work.

A:Bluetooth deleted from my computer by accident.

ahertzell,
 
You can acess the Acer eRecovery Mangement to reinstall applications and drivers.
You can attempt a system restore before this issue was created to see if it resolves a couple problems you are having.

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Hello, a few days ago I deleted the network adapter driver from my laptop by accident after I was having issues with Windows 10. Plugging an Ethernet cable into the laptop will not connect to the Internet (haven't been able to connect via Ethernet for a few years, I've always used wifi). Is there a way to get the driver back without downloading it to a usb and installing?I've tried doing the "scan for hardware changes" option but nothing comes up. The only selection I have under Network Adpaters is VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet Adapters and I cannot connect using an Ethernet cable.

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I accidently deleted the Administrator file and need to know how to get it back where the Owner file is. I moved the file from the Recycle bin by click and hold and moved to desktop. I know I should have restored. Now it has the desktop as its routing (I can't think what else to call it). I can now log on if the error message that says "microsoft cannot log on" stays on the screen long enough to click OK. If the screen does not stay the computer trys to boot up (I guess) but will not do anything until the screen times out and I press a key; than the "microsoft cannot log on" error message will come up and I click OK. Than a screen appears that shows the Owner and I click on it and every thing works all right. I would apprciate any help. Let me know if I need to explain more.
 

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I've been using StyleXP for awhile now. Usually without any trouble. Lately, I haven't been able to change my visual style. When I try to, it just stays at the one I'm currently using. Stupidly, I decided to delete all of the desktop.ini files I could find (in My Pictures, My Music, My Documents) thinking somehow, that would fix it.

It didn't. So now those three folders lost their little special-folder images (as well as the icons for C:, D: etc under 'My Computer', and my VS is still the same. I'm annoyed!. Can anyone help?

A:StyleXP not working & I deleted desktop.ini on accident

Hi toybird

Sorry for the delay in getting a reply to you (been busy). Any luck yet finding a solution?

If not, try these for a quick repair
1) System Restore
2) Uninstall StyleXP
3) Run a Registry Cleaner (CCleaner is effective).
4) Reinstall StypeXP

. . . and anytime you have unexpected system behavior, run some malware scans to rule out unexpected visitors causing havor with your system files.
_____________

To try System Restore:
1) Boot your computer into Safe Mode (start tapping the F8 key as the computer is starting up, and select "Safe Mode" from the Boot Menu).
2) Logon as "Administrator".
3) Click on Start/All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/System Restore, and select a restore point from before trouble started.

Try CCleaner to clean up
1) You can download CCleaner here --- http://www.download.com/CCleaner/300...-10315544.html
2) Run the "Cleaner" functions to clean up temp files & other accumulating unnecessary files. Then run the "Issues" functions to clear up problems in the Registry. Run the "Issues" functions until CCleaner reports "no issues found."
______________
Best of luck
. . . Gary

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Hi, this is my first posting. :)

My friend was just infected by Spy Sheriff :( He uses Window XP Home edition. He got instruction from an online support, which part of the procedures is for him to use the CleanUp! software and using Custom CleanUp! which invovles the following:

-> Empty Recycle Bins
-> Delete Cookies
-> Delete Prefetch files
-> Scan local drives for temporary files
-> Cleanup! all users

Once he clicked "OK" to CleanUp!All users, his computer lost all icon images, he cannot see any icon on task bar, I.E. and can't even start some applications. But he still have Spy Sheriff on his wall paper :(

Can this be fixed? how?

Please kindly help ASAP!

A:Deleted all Temp file for all users by accident

Try using XP System Restore.

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I'm new here. Can someone direct me in the direction of where I might find out how to get my sound back. I need to get the software I'm assuming from somewhere, but I'm not sure where to look. My computer didn't come with any back up Windows XP disks.

Any help would be appreciated.

{Mod Edit:Move to more appropriate forum,Also made topic more descriptive.boopme}

A:Deleted Realtek Sound Driver On Accident

I read over the "before you post a question section". I want to apologize now for the lack of info. I've never really had to ask for help before, so I'm not sure what type of info is needed for someone to help me. Thank you for your patience as I learn how to conduct myself properly

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I deleted Advanced video/audio fx engine from my laptop, which is a Dell Inspirion 1525, all by accident. Without install cd, how can i reinstall from my Recovery drive "D"?
 

A:Advanced video/audio deleted by accident

The best place to start would be to visit the dell support site, navigate to your product page and see if you can download the latest drivers from there. Reinstalling from your recovery drive would probably overwrite a lot of files that you want to keep.

Slainte

midders
 

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This part of a post farther down........I found the files, I found the page that was deleted going thru google cached links... My question is can I fix my page without totally rebuilding it. I don't even remember how I built it in the first place. The page is really 2 pages and I deleted one by accident. Is there a easy way of fixing this or do I have to rebuild both pages. Please some one if u know please tell me ...
If I can use the cached page what html can I remove to repair it back to the way it was.
Then how do I get it back in the place of the missing page?

puter hater

posse

cached
 

A:deleted a page by accident can it be fixed using cached

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start->control panel
from control panel-> sound,speech and audio devices
from then to sound and audio devices
there it say i have no sound device
help me !
PS: i dont have any disk of my Mother Board!
 

A:i deleted my audio device by accident and i need it back

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There was another thread about this, but the solution wasn't clearly explained. A user provided the OP with a Desktop.ink file, and nothing was said about what to do with the file that was provided. I'm having the same problem, where I deleted the file by accident and now there is no live tile for the desktop anywhere on the start screen, not even in the All Apps category. I can't find it in the Windows Store either. What do I do? Here is a screenshot of the folder that I *think* held the original desktop file.

A:Deleted the desktop start folder file by accident.

hi, go to start screen type in desktop ,you should get at least 3 desktop related apps as a result of the search ,right click on the one that says DESKTOP ,and choose pin to start ,should work did for me yesterday

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Hi everyone...

Thanks in advance for helping me out.

I have both an inspiron 700m and a xps laptop...both dells obv. After breaking my lcd screen in the 700m i sent my computer in to be serviced. When trying to reformat the inspiron I accidently used the xps recovery and reformat disk to try to reinstall everything on the insiron. The trouble now is, all of the drivers are for the xps but are installed to the inspiron resulting in no sound or recognition of the wireless card, etc. I am pretty sure I deleted my inspiron's partition and cannot partake in the Ctrl + F11 command. If anyone knows how to fix this or recover my old inspiron partition and make it to where the inspiron was like new again with all the right drivers it would be a HUUUUUUUUGE help.

Thank you.
 

A:Deleted Partition of my Inspiron 700m and replaced it with my XPS on accident

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So a few months back I was doing stuff and I accidentally compressed the appdata files on my WIndows 8 laptop. When I decompressed them, not all of the files were returned to their normal state. The "Local" and "Roaming" files are the ones affected, and within each of those, the "Microsoft" folder is smaller than it should be. My computer can't run certain things that need licensing (Skype, Sims, Minecraft, etc). I don't have any file restore points and I don't know what to do. Please advise.

A:I compressed the appdata files on accident.

If it was my computer, I would reinstall the operating system.

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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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So there I was being my relatively tech savvy self on a fresh install of Windows 2000, and just starting to decide what to install from backups, what to download, etc, etc.

I wasn't sure if the file I was looking at installing, a Microsoft Installer File (.MSI), and I knew that my handy dandy WinRAR could give me a peek.

1)right clicked on file, chose "open with"

2)selected WinRAR

3)I forgot to check the check box for always using this to open this type of file (Me am smart!)

4)It opens alright, and when I decided "oh yeah... I know what that is, I'm going to install that." only to find that the Icon had changed.

5)I tried "open with"ing to WinRAR making sure that that box was unchecked, and tried "open with"ing to nothing. sure the Icons changed but the .MSI file won't launch, and neither will any others (of course)

I looked from Microsoft to Computer service sites. No mention, no info.

Did I mention Me am Smart, me find way to mess up computer in three mouse clicks.

Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeelp!
 

A:How do I restore executability to .msi files after an "Open With" accident?

Hi WlvnSpectre

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

I am looking at Windows XP, hopefully Windows 2000 is similar in the steps.
Control Panel > Tools > Folder Options > File types tab

Scroll down the extension list to msi and highlight the File type.
Click Advanced
If open appears in the Actions: window, delete it.

I show the following actions for the msi file type:
Install
Uninstall
Repair

Windows Installer is listed as the program for Open with.

Let us know if that works for you or not.
 

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Windows 8.1
Started a new account, with admin privileges. Deleted old account also with admin privileges. Selected the "KEEP FILES" option. Deleted account. A folder pops up in desktop, with the computer's name. Under that folder there was another folder with old user name, and under that folder there was yet another folder also with old user name. Completely empty.
Desktop>[COMPUTERNAME]\[USERNAME]\[USERNAME]\Empty
I don't have a restore point to which to retrieve my files. The c:\ disk says there is 600GBs of free space, previously I had only 300. All the library from my old user account have been wiped. I also checked Recycle Bin which is empty. The current account has admin privileges and is set to show hidden files. I was told that it might be under c:\Users. I checked that with CMD and two folders were titled "." and "..", they don't show under file explorer.

I am running Recuva right now, but from what I understand that won't be able to restore file names and fragmented files, which are both critical. I also had an encrypted file with a none standard extension which might be ignored by Recuva.

A:Deleted User Account, Selected Keep Files, lost all files

Hello Abe, and welcome to Eight Forums.

I'm not sure what went wrong, but this is a perfect example of why you should always back up anything that you do not want to lose first to be safe.

I hope Recuva may be able to recover your files for you.

Did you have any system images or Windows backups to restore them from?

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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

====================================================

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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Hi there,

Sorry if this is in the wrong section!

I recently got a new additional desktop at office that has Windows 7 Professional loaded on it. I use my laptop as the primary computer, but need to start using the desktop for other routine activities.

I need to run a vbs/exe file in the background, as soon as the Windows loads up. I copied few files and everything works well. I had saved the program along with the vbs & exe file in 'C:/Program Files/New Doc' (no specific reason). But when I restart my desktop, all the files get deleted. I was reading online about this and I figured, this could be because Windows 7 is booting on the network? I am not sure, but that explains why all the files I download get wiped/deleted on the next restart.

I was wondering if you can help me out in three things:

1) Can you confirm if Network Boot is the reason why files are getting deleted?

2) Assuming Win 7 is working on Network boot, is there a folder/location where in which, the file I save are not deleted in the next restart?

3) My main concern is that, I need to run this VBS/Exe file on Windows startup, but because all the files get deleted on start up, I can't put the file in the Startup folder or use the Task Scheduler or Group Policy to get this file working on Startup.

Thanks a lot in advance. Any help is appreciated!

EDIT: As this is a desktop that is going to be shared with 2 more colleagues, I don't want use a USB or other external drives to run the file vbs/exe file.... Read more

A:Files get deleted with Network Boot (Need autostart of files)

It sounds like you may have Time Freeze, Returnil, or some other "sandbox" software running that uses the Shadow Service to divert downloads and file copies to a cache rather than the actual disk drive folder. When the system is booted the cache is discarded. Files all gone.

Try downloading and running AutoRuns and look for these programs. If you don't see any I mentioned then you may have to search on any you don't recognize.

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Hello, i have a samsung qx411-w01 and i was having issues with it such as blue screen crashes, several program crashes etc. Unfortunately, my system restores got cleaned out and there was not a way to go back before the errors started. I decided to use Samsung Recovery Solutions to restore my windows files but instead of a quick restore i mistakenly did a complete restore which restored my entire windows drive (not just folder) and deleted ALL my personal files and reverted my computer to the state it was when i got it in 2012. Im currently trying to get my files back using recuva but everything is disorganized and i have no idea how to get it all back... I want to recover entire folders but the files are scattered. I mostly just want music, playlists, pictures, documents, videos, pdfs, etc. Im not worried about reinstalling the programs and settings. I havent been touching my computer much because i dont want deleted files to get overwritten. I really need help restoring my computer to what it was, what should i do? Please help

A:All personal files deleted. Files scattered on Recuva

Hmm, Getting those files back seems to be hard,but let's do it...
Go to computer> C partition>Users ---- Your old user account should be stored here,open it and your deleted files might be stored here.

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Hi, I used Puran to recover some deleted files from my external hard drive and when I open some of the files I get the following message:
 
"This document could not be registered . It will not be possible to create links from other documents to this document."
 
The documents still fully open and they look like they are all there. Also, when I look at the properties of some of the folders they say there is 0 bytes in them. I did the recovery twice, once selectively with only the files that I thought I needed such as .doc and .pdf, and again with everything including files such as .cab . chm .dwg .hlp .mdf. Two identical recovered folders from each recovery say they have a different amount of data in them.
 
My question is: are there supporting files that need to be recovered along with the .doc and .pdf files to fix the issues and to make sure i have recovered everything, such as the .cab .chm etc?  I didnt the extra files were necessary but on further research they might be files needed by word. Are they only needed for the program and not individual files?
 
Thanks for the help!

A:When I recover deleted files, are there supporting files also?

Check if the service "DCOM Server Process Launcher" is set to Automatic and running. Start->Run->type Services.msc, scroll down until you find the service. Also check to make sure the "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" service is set to Automatic and running.

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Hi,
I already searched through alot of threads but could not find anyone having the exact same issue.
We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise with SP1 which is hosting a DFS Namespace.
A customer of us works with his notebook (Win 7 SP 1) and has enabled Offline Files for his personal folder
in the DFS path. The initial synchronisation seemed to work and no sync errors are reported in Sync Center.

Now the problem is, everytime he opens a document from his DFS path and saves it, a .tmp file gets
created there and doesnt disappear. Not even after reboot. As far as i know it happens with Word, Excel and PDF documents.

If I log on to the server and browse to his path, i cannot see those .tmp files, only he can see it.
If I try to delete those files from his notebook I get an error "File is no longer located in... Verify the item´s location and try again".
What I have tried so far:
If Offline Files get disabled, those .tmp files disappear. On activating they are visible again.
Tried "Delete temporary files" from Sync Center -> Manage Offline Files -> Disk Usage. Nothing happened.
I tried to repair Office, didn´t help.
The only Group Policy Settings we have relating to Offline Files are "Synchronize all offline files before logging off"
and "Allow or Disallow use of the Offline Files Feature" which is enabled.

Would be nice if someone can get me into the right direction to fix this issue.
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Hi Everyone,

After I've deleted a file, emptied it from the recycle bin, theres still a record kept of that file somewhere. If I type "C:/" in the Start/Search Box theres a history kept of all the files I've deleted. Is this normal and how can I clear this up?

By the way, I've switched off the recent files option so that shouldn't be logging.

Thanks.

A:Deleted Files, Deleted or Not?

Originally Posted by Trust Issues


Hi Everyone,

After I've deleted a file, emptied it from the recycle bin, theres still a record kept of that file somewhere. If I type "C:/" in the Start/Search Box theres a history kept of all the files I've deleted. Is this normal and how can I clear this up?

By the way, I've switched off the recent files option so that shouldn't be logging.

Thanks.



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my troubleshoot does not work. click on it and nothing happens.
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A:missing files/deleted files????????

Okay, I am assuming that you can login to windows just fine so...

1. Start Menu
2. Run
3. Type in: sfc /scannow
4. System will check for corrupted/ missing files. It will prompt you to insert your XP install cd if a file is missing.
5. It will take a while to run, but it whould be worth it :)

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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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Hi I did an system scan with Avg 8.0 and it found over 1000 viruses and so I healed them and by doing so it deleted alot of my files and I can't even logon anymore.

I'm using safe mode with networking right now but If I try to do a normal login it just comes up with the login screen and because I haven't used my password for a few years I can't remember it and I usually just press cancel but it doesn't give me the option to press the cancel button so I can't login.

Can somebody please tell me how to bypass the login screen because whenever I try starting anything it keeps coming up with something about 'Run a DLL as an App has ecountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.' so can someone please help me out.

A:Avg 8.0 deleted my files

A repair install should help. Read this webpage to find out how.

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I have deleted an msn message history that I wanted to keep. When I deleted it I thought it would go to the Recycle Bin but it didn't.

Is there any way of getting this deleted file back if its not in the recycle bin?

Thank you

A:Deleted Files

http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_tweaks.htmAlso, try googling these:DriveRescuePCI File RecoveryRestorationFree Undelete (NTFS only)EasyRecovery Pro

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My brother's computer got a virus that deleted all of his documents and everything on his desktop. I have ran AVG and Malwarebytes on it, but still nothing. I have also ran HiJack this, so i will post that on here now. Please let me know if you have any suggestions on how to get the files back.
 hijackthis.log   12.15KB
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A:My Files have been deleted

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Yes, I've googled. Many, many times over the past year.
I am constantly running into issues trying to delete files--mostly .exes. It really interferes with many "autoupdate" programs like Steam and Origin. I have to use safemode to install updates... It also affects other things like compiling; I get occasional (essentially random) errors when the output file already exists and I want to overwrite it. I also can't delete the affected file(s) for a long time--often upwards of 1 minute. However, if I wait long enough, I can eventually delete the files.

The error is always something like "you don't have permission blahblah." I have tried those unlocker programs, and while they can sometimes delete the file, an autoupdater (for example) can never actually write the new copy, even though I don't see the file in the directory.

I have tried running programs as administrator.
I am using an administrator account.
I have UAC disabled.
I am not running an antivirus or any program that should be interfering.
I've tried changing folder permissions as per multiple guides I have read (some from this site).
None of the above does anything..
This problem has been plaguing me for almost 1 year. I have reinstalled Win7 twice in that time, and the problem exists from the get go. I have been using Win7 for over 2 years, but I never had this problem until my second to last installation. I don't know what changed.

Please help!

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A:Files can't be deleted

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dondon


Yes, I've googled. Many, many times over the past year.


I am constantly running into issues trying to delete files--mostly .exes. It really interferes with many "autoupdate" programs like Steam and Origin. I have to use safemode to install updates... It also affects other things like compiling; I get occasional (essentially random) errors when the output file already exists and I want to overwrite it. I also can't delete the affected file(s) for a long time--often upwards of 1 minute. However, if I wait long enough, I can eventually delete the files.

The error is always something like "you don't have permission blahblah." I have tried those unlocker programs, and while they can sometimes delete the file, an autoupdater (for example) can never actually write the new copy, even though I don't see the file in the directory.

I have tried running programs as administrator.
I am using an administrator account.
I have UAC disabled.
I am not running an antivirus or any program that should be interfering.
I've tried changing folder permissions as per multiple guides I have read (some from this site).
None of the above does anything..


This problem has been plaguing me for almost 1 year. I have reinstalled Win7 twice in that time, and the problem exists from the get go. I have been using Win7 for over 2 years, but I never had this problem until my second to last installation.... Read more

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I recently got a used computer. I ran an eraser program and found a lot of deleted temporary files. How do I get rid of them?
 

A:deleted files

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I have accidentally erased some files on my CD. Is there a way to recover these. All of the software I have seen will only restore files from the hard drive.
 

A:Help with deleted files on CD

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I am having windowsXP pro.I wanted to format a drive(E,so I 'cut'(not copying) all files I needed to another drive(F and i formatted the drive in MS DOS mode at the boot up using a bootup disk.When I looked to restore the copied files back I found that all executable files including setup programs was deleted.What may be the problem?
 

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Oops...I accidently deleted some Outlook 2007 pst files and emptied my recycle bin. I tried to recover them using Undelete Plus but it couldn't find them (I ran UnPlus as soon as I deleted the files).

Is there a freeware program that supports recovering deleted PST files? Appreciate the assistance.

A:Deleted .pst Files

I know a few peoplw who have had luck with http://www.pcinspector.de/Take time to read it through, it's not the simplest in the worldMark

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hello all, i ran an AVG scan and it found and "healed and removed" 9 infected files, when i went into my task manager i found two running temp files. prnet.tmp and sas63b.tmp

i did a search for my temp files on the pc only yhe prnet.tmp file showed up and delete failed because it said it was in use by another program. i have not restarted my system after the scan, as i want to find out what this is and get rid of it before i do much else. i ran a log using hijackthis. my os is windows xp home edition.

LOG:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:50:50 PM, on 5/4/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intuit\Update Service\IntuitUpdateService.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
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A:2 .tmp files that can not be deleted

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I was connected to the internet for a couple of hours. I started installing a software package from a trusted source from a CD. The message came up: "not enough disc space". I uninstalled the software. My HD is partition in C and D drives. I tried again on the D drive. The same result. All of sudden several of my files and folders were gone. I lost number of shortcuts and .pst files. My .pst files were set up according to calendar year (2002, 2003, 2004, etc).
I downloaded the file recovery freeware and scaned the HD. I can see the deleted files, including the .pst files.
I contacted the manufacturer of the software and they told me that the disc had some problems but not the type of problems that happened in my case.
I would like to know if anyone had similar problems. I am not using my computer at the moment. The image of the drive is created.

Thank you
 

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I wanted to free up space and deleted 3 tmp files. I now get the following error messages.
C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\system32\taskkill.exe /im outlook.exe /f ERROR: The process "outlook.ese" not found.
C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\SysWOW64\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\v.1.0\powershell.exe "c:\esmtemp\cachesoutlook.ps1"
C:\Windows\system32>C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\v.1.0\powershell.exe "c:\esmtemp\cachesoutlook.ps1"
I tried a system restore but it failed

Any thoughts?
 

A:deleted tmp files

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I recently just discovered that a file of mine was missing. I was curious if there was a place or log where I can look to see if I actually did delete it or moved it to another place. If I did delete this file, what is the best way to go about recovering it.

Thanks

A:Deleted Files Log?

Hello Rabiv, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you had system protection turned on for the drive letter that the file was saved to, then you could possibly use previous versions to restore the file from within the folder it was saved in.

If not, then you could give the free program Recuva a try to recover the file.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I know this is probably a long shot.......but does anyone know if it's possible to recover lost files {mp3's} after deleting them from norton protect recycle bin?? Operating system XP. As always thanks for the help.......Bonkers72.
 

A:Deleted files

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I would like to keep a log file automatically of any deleted files. How do I do this?
 

A:Log Deleted Files How?

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i deleted my document folder thinking i copied it to another drive how can i recover emptied files from recycling bin? i am using windows vista home premium especially msword 2007 files iwas working on

A:deleted files

If they're in your Recycle Bin just right click on them>Restore

Retrieve Lost Documents in Windows Vista

Some how you've managed to overwrite the report you've been working on for weeks, and now all your effort has just vanished in a few spins of the hard drive.

But wait! Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions include a feature called Shadow Copy that lets you browse backward in time, recovering a specific version of your file, not just the most recent copy.

Each system-restore point or backup point that Windows creates initiates a new Shadow Copy. So at least once a day, Vista creates another copy of your precious files, without your having to lift a finger.

To recover a lost document with Shadow Copy, right-click a file or folder, and select Restore previous versions from the context menu. Browse through the different modification dates, and click Open to preview the file as it was. Then just click Restore to retrieve a copy for current work.

The thriftier versions of Vista, namely Starter, Home Basic, and Home Premium, also save Shadow Copy data -- even though those versions don't give you the necessary tools to access the "shadow" files. Fortunately, a free download called ShadowExplorer can add this retrieval feature in a snap.

After installation, launch ShadowExplorer, and choose your desired restore date from the drop-down menu at the top of the window. Navigate through the file browser to locate an item that you'd l... Read more

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g'day i found these in my windows folder what are they can they be deleted safely thanks

WMSysPr9.prx
QTFont.for
SET29.tmp
SET41.tmp
WMSysPr8.prx
003110_.tmp
SET4B.tmp
SET40.tmp
SET51.tmp
 

A:can these files be deleted

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I was wondering if it is possible to recover files that have been deleted, the recycle bin was emptied and there was files in there that I want back. So I was wondering if it is possible, and if so, how I go about it.

Thanks in advance
I wasn't 100% sure where to post this, so seeing as I have Windows XP I thought this would be the best place to post it.
 

A:Deleted Files?

data recovery can be expensive.

when you empty the recycle bin the files are gone but still on the hard drive until overwritten by something.

if you just gotta have the files, don't use the computer and take it to someone and have your credit card ready.
 

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Today, i unistalled one game from my computer, and suddenly almost all my files got removed. Every single game and some other programs are gone now.
They still have folders in Program Files, but they are empty.
I can't even

However, all Windows programs seems so work perfectly (like Paint, Word, Media player etc.)

What could've caused this, and can i restore those removed files somehow?
I've done full system scan with Avast! two times now, and it doesnt find anything. So i assume it's not virus or anything?

A:All exe. files deleted??

Try system restore to a day before it happened.

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After several postings and logs from system look, Broni said that maybe I should start a new topic here, that maybe you all can help me with this problem.

Here is a link to my first post to Bleeping Computer and some of the logs that I posted for Broni: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic421488.html

And here is the link to the last set of logs that Broni asked me to run and then post: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic421488.html/page__pid__2431949__st__15#entry2431949

If you need more info please let me know, I have been watching this thread every day.

One other thing that I've been noticing is that when I am on a "secure" page like when I was trying to take a test at my online college the computer kept trying to log me out. In is a timed quiz and if I cancel my browser I lose all my answers and get a zero for the test... not a good thing. The other thing that happened is that I was trying to buy tickets on line to a show and the browser bar kept trying to change the page. It looked like some one was typing gibberish in the URL window and it kept trying to change the page on me.

I've helped my dad on his computer using a program that allows me to see and work on his computer from my house. That is what it reminded me of, like he was trying to type something at the same time I was and the computer was getting confused as to who's key typing to allow. I do not have wireless on this computer, but my wife's computer upstairs ha... Read more

A:Files that can not be deleted

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I deleted my temporary files and my print shop 10 projects are gone. Is there a way to retrieve them.
 

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I have deleted files from the Master Table and I wish to recover them. Is there a way to do this without having to acquire software tools?

Thank you very much!
Jorge

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I just ran Identity Patrol and got a list of files that it deems are potentially harmful.
Some I knew were OK to delete, as the cookies and the download files.
Some I felt I should keep permanently, as the Spy Sweeper files and the Viewpoint Media Player files.
But there were others that I have no idea, some were HKEY files, which I think are registry files and some were C:/Windows/System32 files and those I don't know:
1. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Module Usage\C:/WINDOWS/System32/OLEPRO32.DLL
2. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LocallAppWizard-Generated Applications
3. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SCC
4. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.scc
5. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Current Version\Internet Settings\Zone Map\Dome.ns\aol.com
6. C:\Windows\System32\CatRoot2\tmp.edb
7. C:\Windows\System32\DPCritProc.dll
8. C:\Windows\System32\msmask32.ocx
9. C:\Windows\System32\msvcr80.dll
10. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\America Online
11a. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{E7BC34AO-BA86-11CF-84B1-CBC2DA68BF6C}
11b. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{E7BC34AO-BA86-11CF-84B1-CBC2DA68BF6C}
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A:Which files should be deleted?

Closing ths as we are woking in Am I Infected.

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I have installed a few themes for vista and have put a few different .dll files included in the system32 folder. Now I have different parts of each themes and I don't know how to get the original theme back? I think I may have deleted one or more original .dll files????? System restore won't work is there any way I can get the original .dll files back?
Thanks

A:Deleted .dll files!

Hi -

Surprised to hear that system restore was not effective. Try Vista SFC

START | type cmd.exe into the start search box | right-click on cmd.exe | select run as Administrator | the black command prompt ("DOS") screen will appear | type the following:


Code:
sfc /scannow
Upon completion re-boot to allow files in use to be repaired.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Recently I deleted files to the recyle bin.
I need the files back but I emptied the bin.
Is there any way to get the files back
Thanks
 

A:Deleted files

There are some "undelete" utilites, but I don't know if that will work for you. What files did you delete? If might be easier just to replace them.
 

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In my C:Program Files folder there were about 2 dozen files with file names that consisted of random letters and numbers, a string of maybe 14 (I never counted them exactly)letters and numbers. Two of these folders had other file folders listed as amd and i386 folders in them and the other folder said WCU. So, I figured they were on the up and up. The other 20 or so folders all said that they contained zero (o) bytes. But inside them they had other folders, sometimes thousands of them all with zero bytes. I tried to send them to the recycle bin, but they wouldn't go. Then I tried deleting them with Tune Up Shredder and Active Eraser. It would not delete, sometimes it comes up with a window that says "the file name is too long". I then tried to right click on the file name, but it wouldn't even give me an option to rename.

I tried on some other programs that I know I installed and it did give me the option to rename and it did allow me to rename if I wanted to (I didn't)

I attached a screen shot of my C: Folder (Labeled HELP) so that you can see the folders. The big white blank is where the folders used to be before I put them all into the one that is highlighted in blue. I thought since they contained zero bytes, it would be safe to delete, but now that I can't delete them I'm wondering if they are the culprit behind my extreme lagging problem.

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A:Files that can not be deleted

Please download SystemLook from one of the links below and save it to your Desktop.Download Mirror #1Download Mirror #264-bit users go HEREDouble-click SystemLook.exe to run it.Vista\Win 7 users:: Right click on SystemLook.exe, click Run As AdministratorCopy the content of the following box into the main textfield:

:dir
c:\program files

Click the Look button to start the scan.When finished, a notepad window will open with the results of the scan. Please post this log in your next reply.Note: The log can also be found on your Desktop entitled SystemLook.txt

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Well I deleted some of the pesky stuff, but still have Home Search Assistent on my computer Here's my log, please help:Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:08:21 PM, on 5/3/2005Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\FSI\F-Prot\fpavupdm.exeC:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\MsPMSPSv.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\wuauclt.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeC:\Program Files\FSI\F-Prot\F-STOPW.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Owner\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\BG8AP840\HijackThis[1]\HijackThis.exeO3 - Toolbar: MSN - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} - C:\Program Files\MSN Apps\MSN Toolbar\01.02.3000.1001\en-us\msntb.dll (file missing)O3 - Toolbar: Norton AntiVirus - {42CDD1BF-3FFB-4238-8AD1-7859DF00B1D6} - C:\Progr... Read more

A:HELP! Just when I think I have the files all deleted...

Hello Mindayho and welcome to the BC forums. After reviewing your log I see a few items that require our attention. Please print these directions and then proceed with the following steps in order.Step #1Download CCleaner and install it but do not run it yet.Step #2ImportantYour copy of HijackThis needs to be in a folder of it's own. If it is run from Temporary folders the backups and HijackThis itself could be accidentally deleted if the Temporary folders are cleaned. If it is run from the desktop then the backup files and folders can clutter up the desktop and be accidentally deleted. If it is run from inside a compressed file then the backups are not created at all.Please open My ComputerDouble-click on Local Disk (C:)Click on the File menu, point to New and then click on Folder. Name the folder 'HijackThis' or 'HJT'.Unzip to or copy and paste HijackThis.exe to the new folder.Step #3Part 1Click Start>Run, type services.msc into the Open editbox and click the Ok button.Locate the Network Security Service service and click the Stop button.In the Startup type dropdown select Disabled.Click the Apply button and then the Ok button.Close the Services windowPart 2Click Start>Run, type cmd into the Open editbox and click the Ok button.Copy/paste the line below into the Command Prompt window and press the Enter key:sc delete 11F??#????`IClose the Command Prompt windowStep #4Start HijackThis and click the Scan button to perform a scan. Look for the following items and cl... Read more

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I guess this question coulda gone to a couple different forums but I choose Security for reasons that will become clear.

Without going in to too much detail, I recently decided to give my home computer a user name sign-in. It's a ThinkPad 380ED running Win98SE. Okay, so I put in the user name and the computer said it would update my files, settings etc. A popup box opened and I watched as various files and etc. whizzed past. Suddenly I noticed the word "Lycos." The only Lycos file I can recall was a browser hijacking file of that name which I deleted about a year ago. As I watched, paying a lot more attention now, a couple other names whizzed by that I recognized as spy trackers I had long ago deleted. So this crap is still in my computer somewhere, no longer active to be sure, but still in existence.

Not that I'm surprised. We've all read stories about how law enforcement experts can recover and/or find just about anything you ever filed, wrote or looked at should you be unfortunate enough to get entangled in a cyber crime investigation. So my question is-

How exactly does a computer "delete" a file anyway? And where do they go?

(This reminds me of the story about the Army unit that was be buried alive in old paperwork. The new commander ordered the Top Sgt to destroy all the X, Y and Z files that were older than five years. So they wouldn't have to waste space storing them. The Top Kick immediately complied -but not before making... Read more

A:Where Do Files Go When They're Deleted?

Hi, What you saw may be the updating of Cookies, they usually take the name of the user account, OR the name of the computer itself...OR the name that Windows is registered to. OEMs sometimes preset this to Preferred User, Default User, Anyuser, things like that.

You can open the Cookies folder, and look at the name at the start , for ex. [email protected]

By now, you should have some newer cookies with the new name. You can safely delete any cookies you wish to, but doing that may require you to log in manually at least the first time you go to a site like this one, that has usernames and passwords to get in.

Cookies are not the only thing changed when you create a user account and or change the name of an account or create a login name. You were probably seeing the changes made to the Registry, where all information about settings, users, programs etc is stored.

Deletion: Nothing is ever totally deleted, things may be overwritten but can still be recovered though after several overwrites....or even formats, it gets difficult but there is software that can recover files even after wiping a hard drive clean. When a file is "deleted" Windows simply marks the space it occupied as available, the file is still there until it is overwritten and even well afterward according to those experts who deal with recovery of data....

Malware files, just as ordinary files, are not active though after deleting and should not pose a threat.

Windows simply reuses the same... Read more

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I see many MB's of edb.log files...can I delete these files.takes up about 240mb

A:EDB log files what are they can they be deleted

Where are these files located? Are then in the CatRoot or CatRoot2 folders in \Windows\System32 ??

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Can anyone suggest a way to recover deleted files that were deleted from the recycle bin.
Maybe someone has a favorite utility that they've used with success.
I am using Windows XP
Any help would be much appreciated.
 

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Free recovery applications:

Free recovery applications:

1) DriveRescue
2) PCI File Recovery
3) Restoration
4) Free Undelete (NTFS only)
5) Data Recovery
6) Recuva
7) Undelete Plus
8) Softperfect File Recovery
9) Recover Files
10) ADRC Data Recovery Tools
11) Ultimate Data Recovery
12) Disk Investigator
 

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Hi I have deleted some files. They are not in the recirkel map. Is there any possibility too find them again? The stupid Alf

A:Deleted files

Hi Alf R,
 
to BeelpingComputer.com.
 
I assume that "recirkel map" was meant to be "recycle bin".
 
Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:
List Restore Points
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy – and please make sure you post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
Cheers,
 
packetanalyzer

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Last night I discovered a folder on my desktop which had 8.6GB of data, installers, shortcuts, etc had been emptied. The only thing I could relate it to was I had been trying to get a link for an OP from techpowerup and none of the links from Google would open. I just got a blank page which never loaded.
Antone have any ideas? I have run full scans with Norton, MBAM, and SAS.

A:Files deleted

Have you removed the folder from your desktop?
If by chance you can remember what was in the folder to some degree do a search using Windows Explorer and see if you can find them. They might of been in temps and are gone now.

Do a search for techpowerup on your computer. You might want to do it in stages such as.
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tech
techpower
techpowerup
powerup
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I like to use Eset online scan. I do nothing else on the computer until the scan gets done.

Free Online Virus Scanner | ESET

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Help! How do I find a file I trashed in XP?
 

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yesterday night i saved a photoshop .psd file. today morning i woke up and found this file "unopenable" then i found out it said that file space on disk is 0. and when i tried to open it again it says file location not found. then i restarted my pc. and the file location was gone, i tried to find it with the search function and i only found a shortcut file with no source.
i have no idea how this happened. i tried using several loss data recovery programs but found no trance of my file.
i already did a disk check and i recall it mentioned something with photoshop file. but i dont remember the details.
i took 2 screenshot of the file. hope it helps

thanks in advance
 

A:One of my files deleted itself.

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Ok I am running Windows Vista Home Premium running on a good computer. I was updating a sound driver and I restarted the computer. When the computer tried to start back up it would not start up and there were disk errors. I tried to fix them but it would not fix to I did a system restore. It worked but almost all the files in the computer were gone. The folders were still there and most of the programs did not work. I tried to use a program to resorted deleted files but it did not find any files. I am sure I did not have a virus and the driver that I installed was not a virus because I got it from the manufactures website. (I’m sure it was there website not a phony) It has been a while since this happened and I’m ok but there are still a few files I want back if I could get them. And if I can’t get them back, how did this happen? Thank you for anybody’s help. Also a side note does anybody know how to convert multiple documents from doc to docx?
 

A:All files got deleted

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Can someone tell me how to delete the deleted files folders on my system. There are over 5000 items listed and many more in a que. Most of them are e-mails going back to 2006 and miscellaneous searches. My concern is disk space they must be using. Help!

A:Deleted Files

When you delete a file, it goes to the recycle bin. Your recycle bin does have a default maximum amount of space it will take up. When more files are deleted, the oldest deleted files are purged. You can find out what that limit is by right mouse clicking on the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop, then selecting "Properties". Of course, if you double-click on the icon it will open up the folder where all the deleted files are, so you can either restore them or permanently delete them.

As for e-mail, if you're using Outlook, I think it maintains it's own "deleted files" archive, and that's managed via Outlook, not through the Recycle Bin.

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Ok, so I deleted all the files and components of a particular program without any trouble. However, the files all appear to be still in existence. I am unable to delete all these files because they 'do not exist.' What do I do? I want them outta here.

Thanks.
 

A:I deleted some files, but they're still there...

This sometimes happens due to, what seems to be, a fault in the search index. It will probably go aeay after a few days or reboots. But try this:
Click Start
Click "Control Panel"
Click "System and Maintenance"
Click "Indexing Options"
Click "Advanced". (You will need to respond to a UAC prompt)
Click "Rebuild" then "OK". This can take anything from a few minutes to several hours to complete.
 

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There are a lot of NTServicePackUninstall directories in the Windows directory, and I was wondering if I can safely delete it. I do not intend to uninstall any service packs.

Further, I am wondering about any files in the Windows directory that I can safely delete, like uninstall information. I have already deleted unistall information for going back to Windows 98 SE, but I'm wondering what other uninstall information I can delete.

What's with the SoftwareDistribution directory? Can I safely delete it?

I am, basically, trying to figure out any files I can safely delete in the Windows directory. I want to free up more disk space.

Thanks for any help.

Eagle Eyes

A:Files That Can Be Deleted

this will clean some unwanted stuff out of temp folder and stuff

Download CleanUp! (Alternate Link if main link don't work) and install it. Run CleanUp! and click on CleanUp! button. When it asks you if you want to logoff, click on Yes.

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i would like to sell my computer, but am worried about someone accessing deleted files (emails, documents) that my contain personal information. is there any way to completely clean out my system before selling?
 

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I have deleted my important files by accident, i used Tuneup to undelete but it wont undelete all of them.

i was wondering if i did system restore would i get my files back? or is there any other way? i just accidently deleted them right now and im on XP home.
 

A:Deleted Files

No, system restore will not help you. The problem is: once you have deleted files and removed them from the recycle bin, the space they occupied on the disk becomes available for other files to use. This means that any disk writes after the delete may overwrite all or part of the deleted file. Once this has happened no normal file recovery program can recover the file.
There are ways of recovering the data since there will still be very faint traces of the original file under the new one, BUT this cannot be done in the home/office environment and is EXPENSIVE.
 

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 4:35:39 PM, on 3/1/2007Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16414)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_11\bin\jusched.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMBgMonitor.exeC:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\1.2.1128.5462\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exeC:\Program Files\palmOne\Hotsync.exeC:\Program Files\VIA\RAID\raid_tool.exeC:\Program Files\palmOne\LifeDriveMgrTray.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Ahead\Lib\NMIndexStoreSvr.exeC:\Program Files\palmOne\PalmOneLiveConnect.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exeC:\downloads\ABC הורדת טורנט מהירה\ABC\abc.exeC:\downloads\DazzleMod1.05 (D... Read more

A:.exe Files Are Being Deleted

i have used prevx1 to fix it
look inside windows\system32
for a file called "hldrrr.exe"

go and download prevx1 and it will remove it for u

GDB

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My son accidentally deleted a file of photographs. He says when it happened he got a message saying the file was too large for the re-cycle bin and was he sure he wanted to permanently delete the file. Can the file be recovered, or is it gone forever? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
 

A:Deleted files

I am not sure but I wonder if you can use the system restore - of course that is guessing that you have Windows XP. If not, then I am sure I don't know...doc
OS???
 

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hi

ive got rid of 2 avi files by mistake is there a good program out there to restore them?

many thanks
 

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Undelete has an "emergency undelete" feature. It runs from the CD-ROM so you don't take the chance of overwriting deleted files when you install the file recovery software.
 

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I did a complete system restore or whatever you call it and never got all my files backed up. Is there anyway to get them?
 

A:Deleted Files

There are programs out there that can recover files that haven't been overwritten. Check out a program called GetDataBack.
 

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So today I decided I wanted to move my files from my USB on to my laptop so O created a separate folder for my files to go in. Accidentally I also had two other files control clicked and when I went to rename the original folder for my USB files it tried to rename two other folders. Luckily one of them was protected so was not renamed however the other one was renamed to USB (2) and had nothing in it. I thought it was no big issue until I looked at the date of it being made. It was 2015. I wouldn't leave an empty folder lying on my desktop so it could've possibly deleted the files. I was wondering if there was anyway to restore these possible files without restoring or removing anything else I have done so far.Thank you for your time.Hope this gets resolved.

A:Deleted Files

a small freeware program i have used successfully to restore any accidentally lost/deleted files is to use recuver. dowload from the link below and install to run a scan.https://www.piriform.com/recuvathe advice is not to use the comp/laptop until running a scan with recuver or the files could be overwriten and lost permanently.

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hello,
I ve just deleted some important files by accident, and I could not find them on the recycle bin! Is there any way I can have these files back???? or there are GONE?
 

A:Deleted Files

bboynumber1 said:

hello,
I ve just deleted some important files by accident, and I could not find them on the recycle bin! Is there any way I can have these files back???? or there are GONE?Click to expand...

You need to use a data recovery program. Most of these are costly. If you dont get one of those, your data may be lost.
**Depending on what was actually deleted, system restore might bring back your files.
 

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My friend has a laptop which deleted all his music files on media player and from my music. whats happened to it? :S he didnt delete them the laptop did :S

A:Deleted Files

sounds like its gone

do a system restore out of your accessories to be sure

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