1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 5
    Win8.1
       14 Sep 2015 #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. Joined : Jul 2015
    Eastbourne East Sussex UK
    Posts : 2,435
    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 143934.693
       14 Sep 2015 #2

    I Installed Windows Photo Viewer
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  3.    14 Sep 2015 #3

    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. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 5
    Win8.1
       14 Sep 2015 #4

    Cbarnhorst said: 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. Joined : Aug 2015
    Spring Valley
    Posts : 558
    Windows 10 Pro/Windows 7 Ultimate
       14 Sep 2015 #5

    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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