Problem after Windows 7 Update

deewAugust 5, 2011

I have five folders and one file in my Documents Library. Yesterday, I was working in one folder that has about three dozen files in it. I got a notice of new Windows/Security Updates. I decided to go ahead and download and install them. After I Restarted, I went back to the folder I had been working in, and all the files were gone. It said This Folder is Empty. I checked my other folders, and they were fine. I logged off and back on, but the files were still missing. Luckily, I had the files backed up on flash drive and reloaded them, though there had been some changes since I had last saved the files. What happened, and is this likely to happen again, maybe with something that isn't backed up?


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If you were working on the files prior to the update and had saved them as per normal, there shouldnt have been any file loss for just doing the update. Should that happen again which I have never experience, you could just do a system restore back a few hours to before you did the update. Start>All Programs>Accessories>System Tool>System restore

    Bookmark   August 5, 2011 at 4:00PM
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Thanks, genes. I thought of that, but I was hoping there was something simpler to try. This has never happened to me before, either. I'll do a System Restore next time, if needed.


    Bookmark   August 5, 2011 at 8:53PM
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