1.    20 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2

    Possible to access data no longer stored in AppData/Local/Temp?

    A few months ago I downloaded data somewhere and it was stored in C:/Users/mke48/AppData/Local/Temp. However it is no longer there as only files up to a few months ago are listed there. Is there any way at all I can access data stored there prior to a few months ago?
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    20 Nov 2015 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2015
    Posts : 234
    Windows 10 Pro (x64)

    Very much likely....No.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    21 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 773
    Windows 7

    Unless you made a backup of the data the chances of it's recovery is very small. A utility that recovers deleted files might work but after several months that is doubtful. I have no experience with such.

    All files of any importance should have at least one backup copy while those of particular importance need 2 or more backup copies. Data recovery after data loss cannot be relied on.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Over 50GB of Temp Files in AppData Subfolder
I have over 50 GB of folders and files in the following directory: C:\Users\Chris\AppData\Local\Temp Can those files be removed? I was wondering where all my space was going... prior to upgrading to Windows 10, I had 135-140GB free out of 240GB,...
Performance & Maintenance
Windows 10 Can No longer access files on any other Systems.
​I have a home network with 5 W10 systems, 3 W8.1 systems and a W7 system. Until a few days ago, all systems could access files on any other available system. Currently, all systems can “see” all other available systems. However, NONE of the 5...
Network and Sharing
Encrypted hard drive that I can no longer access on Windows 10
I have an external hard drive that I had to encrypt when using on a work computer. It's protected with a password and to access files, I run unlock.exe and type in a password. However, since upgrading to Windows 10, I can no longer access the...
General Support
Access point data usage
Windows 8.1 had a very useful feature - you could always monitor the amount of data used on a specific access point. This proved to be very valuable when tethering over my phone. In Windows 10 I can't find this any more. The whole wifi menu seems to...
Network and Sharing
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:20.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App

Windows 10 Forums