Windows 10: help i did something dumb

  1.    04 Dec 2015 #1

    help i did something dumb


    i purchased a desktop with windows 10 on it recently i used it for a couple days soon i found out that the hard drive called windows was full so i copied everything to the one called data and erased the originals i found that it caused problems so i moved it back to windows but
    1.documents on the sidebar says it doesn't exist
    2.i cant find my pictures unless i actively search for them
    3.i still need to figure out how to start using the hard drive called data because i have a bunch of games that cannot update as the settings menu on the computer will let everything but apps be stored on data
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  2.    04 Dec 2015 #2

    You should not try moving stuff from the Operating Systems Hard drive, terrible things will happen. I don't believe you can swap Operating System (Windows 10) to another drive with copy and paste.

    You will want to try a system restore or make a windows 10 disc and do a clean install (Erase everything on the drive and start over)

    You can get microsoft iso creation tool to make a windows 10 disc or put it on a USB stick.

    How big is your Windows drive? Windows 10 does not take that much, all you needed to do was move a few games or videos to another drive to free up some space.
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  3.    04 Dec 2015 #3

    DigDugFighter said: View Post
    You should not try moving stuff from the Operating Systems Hard drive, terrible things will happen. I don't believe you can swap Operating System (Windows 10) to another drive with copy and paste.

    You will want to try a system restore or make a windows 10 disc and do a clean install (Erase everything on the drive and start over)

    You can get microsoft iso creation tool to make a windows 10 disc or put it on a USB stick.

    How big is your Windows drive? Windows 10 does not take that much, all you needed to do was move a few games or videos to another drive to free up some space.
    i cannot find the games to move them though
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  4.    04 Dec 2015 #4

    Get a program called Rid Nacs. It is a program to see what is on your drive. It is fast and free.

    Depending on where you are getting your games from you can choose which drive to install them on. In Windows 10 you can go to settings/system/storage and change where all new things will go. You can find your documents/my games and pictures and stuff in your C:\users folder.

    Go on youtube and watch a few tutorials how to explore your folders if you don't know. If you do know then you might just need a clean install or remove malware/viruses that are changing drive/folder names and locations.
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