1.    14 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Win8.1

    Images in Win 8.1


    I had a number of albums and images on board in Win8. I upgraded to Win10 yesterday and the albums/images did not make the trip,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,is there a way to retrieve them or are they gone for good. Yea I know I should have backed them up.

    dick
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  2.    14 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
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    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.125

    I Installed Windows Photo Viewer
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  3.    14 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Aurora, Colorado
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    Windows 10 Pro

    They should be in the window.old file. Look in the root directory of C: (or whatever your systemroot drive is.
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  4.    14 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2015
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    Win8.1
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cbarnhorst View Post
    They should be in the window.old file. Look in the root directory of C: (or whatever your systemroot drive is.

    Thanks I sure hope you are correct,

    dick
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  5.    14 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Spring Valley
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    Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Ultimate

    An update would have moved all of those into your new "Pictures" folder, when you updated did you choose "Custom Install" or did you choose "Update"? Cos Custom Install is basically "Wipe Everything and install fresh".

    The way to find out is, are any of your previously installed Programs still installed? If they are, then it must have been a glitch during Update, and your images will indeed be in the Windows.Old folder, under "Users".
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