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#1 Pietzki

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 03:50 AM

Hi all,

A while ago I created a folder on my desktop which I turned into a toolbar by dragging it to the edge of the screen. Today, I turned on my pc, and suddenly the toolbar is empty and the folder gone! I have tried scanning the pc with several file recovery programs (recuva, adeona, and panda) none of which found a trace of any files or the folder itself (not even unrecoverable ones). Another strange thing is that I don't seem to have any extra hard disk space available compared to before this happened, so the files must still be somewhere, right? Does anybody have any idea what else I could try?

(I am running windows vista home premium on a compaq presario notebook)

Thanks in advance for any suggestions!

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 05:17 AM

Try a system restore or even last known good configuration ! Or have you opened up your hidden files and folders and had a look in there but i would definately try a system restore !
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Posted 14 December 2009 - 11:06 AM

hi,,,, try this,,,, right click on the tool bar at the bottom of your desktop and select properties click toolbars tab and see if its in there,,,
good luck.
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#4 Pietzki

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Posted 14 December 2009 - 08:09 PM

I tried both suggestions but to no avail...For some reason there are no restore points even though automatic restore points are turned on...

The folder alse didn't show up in the toolbars tab...

Thanks for the suggestions though!

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Posted 15 December 2009 - 01:59 PM

Hi!

Have you tried searching for the folder's file contents? Make sure that when you're using the search function, you search "everywhere" and not "Indexed locations".

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