Windows 10: Desktop folder disappear (C:\Users\Temp\Desktop) with all my material

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  1.    11 Feb 2016 #1

    Desktop folder disappear (C:\Users\Temp\Desktop) with all my material


    Hi, i need your helps

    After upgrade to windows 10 (from 8) I notice that my "active" desktop folder is C:\Users\Temp\Desktop I restart my computer and now my desktop is C:\Users"myUser"\Desktop
    The problem is - that C:\Users\Temp\Desktop folder with all of my sub-folders completely gone.

    What can I do? Is those folders are hides anywhere?
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  2.    11 Feb 2016 #2

    check your C:\Users folder, see if there's a user in there call Temp. If so, your folder should be in that user's desktop folder.
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  3.    11 Feb 2016 #3

    there isn't temp folder -that is the problem


    wreckwriter said: View Post
    check your C:\Users folder, see if there's a user in there call Temp. If so, your folder should be in that user's desktop folder.
    there isn't temp folder -that is the problem
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  4.    11 Feb 2016 #4

    shay1212 said: View Post
    there isn't temp folder -that is the problem
    Not sure you're looking in the right place. look for a user called "Temp", not a folder in your current user's directory.
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       11 Feb 2016 #5

    He's is looking in C:\Users\Temp\Desktop
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  6.    11 Feb 2016 #6

    Ztruker said: View Post
    He's is looking in C:\Users\Temp\Desktop
    If so he's probably out of luck. Seems odd the system would delete it though.
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  7.    11 Feb 2016 #7

    Did you backup before upgrading?
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  •    12 Feb 2016 #8

    Yes, except of my desktop


    Slugger said: View Post
    Did you backup before upgrading?
    Yes, except of my desktop
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  •    12 Feb 2016 #9

    It sounds like you may have been signed on as a temporary profile for some reason. Anything that you saved to the desktop in that case is lost when you log out of that account.

    If you mean things that were on the desktop before you upgraded then you could look in C:\Winodws.old as it sometimes stores some User directory things. Otherwise you'll have to restore them from backup.
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  •    12 Feb 2016 #10

    lx07 said: View Post
    It sounds like you may have been signed on as a temporary profile for some reason. Anything that you saved to the desktop in that case is lost when you log out of that account.

    If you mean things that were on the desktop before you upgraded then you could look in C:\Winodws.old as it sometimes stores some User directory things. Otherwise you'll have to restore them from backup.
    Thanks for the help man
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