I have really made a mess of my PC this morning.
Everything seemed to be working fine then a dialogue box appeared telling me that my catalyst control centre host had stopped working. I Googled for information and discovered that many people had had this problem and were still meeting it.
One solution (!) seemed to have solved the problem. This was to Navigate to C drive to the file marked USER and thence to place a check in all the folders marked hidden there, apply and then when done, to uncheck the hidden box.
Of course I stupidly tried this only to find that all the icons on my desktop had vanished. Some re-appeared but not many.
I decided System Restore would come to the rescue and this seemed to be working until at the end I was told that there had been "errors".
When I click on the folders that are on my desktop I am told they are "empty". These are probably unimportant as far as my PC is
I have a Seagate Freeagent external drive so there should be backups there but I have never had occasion to use these and am uncertain how to set about accessing them.
I have had a PC since 1998 and should know better but I really would be grateful if someone could offer help. I am responsible for this stupid state of affairs and bitterly regret not asking for help here before.
My thanks in advance.
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