Windows 10: accidentally deleted the administrations folder

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  1.    17 Sep 2017 #1

    accidentally deleted the administrations folder

    Okay, so, just 10 minutes ago my dad accidentally deleted the administrations folder. Now I can't do anything. How do I restore my computer? btw using windows 10
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  2.    17 Sep 2017 #2

    What is the "administrations" folder?

    "Can't do anything". More detail needed. Can you boot the PC or not?

    Do you have a Windows 10 DVD or bootable USB installation media?
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  3.    17 Sep 2017 #3

    It does boot. Most of the folders have been deleted except for shortcuts. A lot of files have been deleted Can't access the internet. Cannot execute any program.

    +Is there a way to post pictures on this thing?
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  4.    17 Sep 2017 #4

    He deleted the administrator folder located in C drive, and I currently do not have a installation driver. I do have one at my office.
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  5.    17 Sep 2017 #5

    Have you tried Windows built-in "System Restore", available from Control Panel/system/system protection?
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  6.    17 Sep 2017 #6

    It immediately shuts down after I run the program.
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       17 Sep 2017 #8


    Is the "administrations" folder C:\Users\Administrator?
    • You should be able to log in with another Admin-level user account to recover many of your folders & files from the recycle bin.
    • Using the Built-In Admin account is, in any case, unnecessary & runs the risk of corrupting this Windows recovery tool.
    • Using the Built-In Admin account in its default state is not suitable for connecting to the internet as you would not have any notifications if online hackers installed software & otherwise took control of the computer.
    • Admin accounts you create yourself are fully functional, the Built-In Admin gives you no advantages whatsoever.

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  9.    17 Sep 2017 #9

    I wonder how he managed to do it its normally not that simple you should get access denied
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  10.    18 Sep 2017 #10

    Yes! That's exactly what happened! However, my recycling bin is empty, and most programs don't works right now. And based on the storage capacity, the files are still there. IE and chrome works but not edge. Programs such as photoshop does work, but not properly.
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