Windows 10: Disappearance of my files from the computer
Good, your files are not lost - they are on the machine
Change View to show details
Right click any column heading
press More.. at he bottom of the list
Scroll down to and select File Path
Sort the search results by File Path (left click the column heading)
Is the Folder Path C:\Windows.old for your files?
There will be files in the search results that are in Windows, Program Files, etc.
You are only interested in finding where your files are located.
Figuring out what folder or folders the files are in will determine what to do next.
I found the location of the files.
Now how do I use my computer as I've used it in the past?
I always enter through the a3zyyz account
No account on the computer
Why not show files like before?
I am now used a3zyz account
However, the files do not show
I tried to log off and log back more than once
The result is not changed
That is NOT the same account, or your file folder would match it with the extra letters in the account name form the screenshot.
do you mean
This is the second name
The second name is not associated with the account name
First name is only dependent upon Windows
Navigate to C:\Users\a3zyz
You said the files were found there, but you weren't specific.
Are the files in the Documents, Pictures, Music, and Video folders
you don't see the files when you click on the named folders in File Explorer: Quick Access or Navigation Pane link?
Are you using a Microsoft Account or a Local Account to sign-in to Windows?
Yeah . The files are in the place where you said
This illustrative image
(You do not see the files when you click on the named folders in File Explorer: Quick Access or Navigation Pane link?)
Compare the property page of the Documents shortcut on Quick Access to the Documents folder in C:\Users\a3zyz
Target of the shortcut
Location tab of the folder
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