Advice 1: How to find the missing folder

Do you remember created a folder, saved files to it, moved the folder on the local drive of your computer and thought, "Here I precisely will not lose". And... forgot which directory it was moved. But if someone else changed the display setting items on the computer, then find the missing folder will be more difficult, but do not despair.
How to find the missing folder
Instruction
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To find the missing folder, take advantage of the capabilities of their system. Using "start menu" click on "Search" you will see a new dialog box. In the opened window in the field "part of the name of the file or the whole file name of" enter the name of your lost folders.
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In the field "Search" using the drop-down list, specify the local disks on which to search for the folder. Expand by clicking on the arrow icon in the section "Additional settings" and set the marker in the "Search hidden files and folders" and in the "Browse subfolders". Click on the "Find"button.
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Wait until search is complete. In the right part of the window will reflect all the query finds the file. Open the desired folder from the "search Results" or in the "Folders" view, in which directory it is located.
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If you (or someone else) made the folder invisible, that is, in fact, it exists, but it is not visible in the corresponding directory, change the folder options. "Search Results" click on the folder name, right-click and select "Properties" - opens a new dialog box "Properties for [name of your folder]".
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In the opened window go to the General tab and in the "Attributes" section, remove the marker from the field "Hidden". Click on the "Apply" button for the new settings took effect. Close the window by clicking on the OK button or the X in the upper right corner of the window.
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There is another way to make hidden folders visible. Open any folder and in the top menu bar select from the section "Service" the item "folder options". In the dialog box, click the tab "View". Under "advanced settings" using the scroll bar scroll down through the list. Set the marker in the "Show hidden files and folders". Click "Apply" and close the window.

Advice 2 : How to restore the desktop icons?

Icons, icons, shortcuts on the desktop are used to make it easy to open the most frequently used programs and folders. You can accidentally delete the desired icon or lightly to accept the offer of the desktop cleanup Wizard to remove unused shortcuts and lose the desired icon, which you have not used. Do not worry to return the usual order of your desktop will not take much time.


How to restore the desktop icons?
Instruction
If you have deleted several icons, but have not had time to clean the Basket, open it. Select the icons that are subject to recovery, click right-mouse button and select "Restore". If one of the standard icons (Network neighborhood,My computer,My documents) was removed quite a long time, select the menu item "Properties". A window will open "display Properties". Select the tab "desktop", and in it, click "customize desktop". Will appear another window "desktop Items", select "General" tab and select the desired icon. Click "OK".
How to restore the desktop icons?
If you have lost not one or two label, and all, then most likely someone changed you desktop settings. Place the cursor on the desktop, right-click on mouse and select "Arrange icons", it you are interested in the sub-item "Show desktop icons". Check whether there is tick? If not, put. Not helped? Perhaps you have a failed process explorer.exe responsible, among other things, for displaying the icons on the desktop.
How to restore the desktop icons?
On the keyboard, simultaneously press keys "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete", a window will appear "Windows task Manager". You need the "Applications" tab. On it, select "new task". Will appear another window "Create new task". In the Open box write explorer.exe and click "OK". If necessary, restart the computer.
How to restore the desktop icons?
If you have installed malware that they removed the icons from the desktop, but the taskbar and the "start" button, you will have to contact your system registry. Of course, once the virus is removed. Again, simultaneously press "Ctrl," "Alt" and "Delete" and walk to the window "New task". In the open box write regedit and click OK. A window appears "registry Editor". You need to choose the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE folder it the SOFTWARE folder, then Microsoft, the folder WindowsNT, CurrentVersion folder and the latest Image File Execution Options folder. Now look, there in the folder sections explorer.exe or iexplorer.exe. If there is, feel free to delete them. This is the work of a virus. Now go up a level and select the folder Winlogon. In the right window find the line Shell. In this line, in the far right column must be written only explorer.exe. If not, right-click, knapkio selected row, choose the parameter to change and wash in the string "Value". Now you only have to restart the computer.
How to restore the desktop icons?

Advice 3 : How to find a deleted file in the computer

Many have been in a situation when you need documents from your computer was removed. However, even if you deleted the file, it does not mean that it cannot be found in the computer and restore. There are various free programs that allow you to cope with such problems.
How to find a deleted file in the computer
You will need
  • computer;
  • -the Internet.
Instruction
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First of all, make sure the file is really deleted. Usually Microsoft Office documents are automatically backed up AutoSave. Therefore, in order to find the file, simply follow the below manipulation: click on the Windows button (located between Ctrl and Alt) and the English letter R. a window will Appear search. In it, type the name of a missing filebut without extension. If the file really has been automatically duplicated, you'll find it with a different extension.
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If the file is still not found, then it is worth to use the program. One of the best free software - Recuva. You can download it here: http://www.piriform.com/recuva. Go to the link, click the green Download button, then choose Recuva Free - namely click on the link of Download from Piriform. In the window that appears, put a checkmark in "save" and click "OK".
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Find the downloaded program in the "My downloads" and open it. Appears assistant (Wizard) - it is not needed, just put a check in the check box and click Cancel. Then you will need to install Russian language in the program. Click on Options, select Language, and then English.
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In the program window click on the "Analyze" button. Displays a list of all the deleted files. In the window next to the button specify the name of the desired file. The program it will display. Note the color of the circle, standing in front of the name of the displayed fileand if it is green, then restore the file will be easy. If orange, then recovery is not guaranteed. And if the red - the file can not be restored. Yet the program allows you to view the selected files, even if they were deleted.
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To restore the needed file, you put a tick in the check box before the name of fileand click "Restore".

Advice 4 : How to find the shortcuts from the desktop

The desktop appears after booting the operating system. The user can configure the desktop according to its own discretion, placing the different elements and application shortcuts and folders in the right quantity and order.
How to find the shortcuts from the desktop
Instruction
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The label is called icon-a link to a program or folder located on a local disk, which helps to quickly access the resource. Creating a shortcut does not change the directory where you saved the file. On the desktop there are two shortcuts.
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The first is the standard elements of the working table. These include folders, My computer, My documents, Network places, Trash. When you install operating system data elements are created automatically.
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If you accidentally deleted, configure the display as follows: click on the "start" or Windows button, open "control Panel", in the category "appearance and themes" click the left mouse button on the icon "Display".
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Alternatively, on the home screen, click in any free place, right-click, the context menu, select "Properties". Opens a new dialog box "display Properties". Go to the tab "desktop".
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In the bottom of the window click on the "setting of the working table"to bring up an additional window "Elements of the working table". Open the "General" tab, and check the token in the group "the Icons of the working table" the items that you want to see on your desktop.
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Click OK apply the new settings and close the properties window. The display label of the basket in this way cannot be adjusted. For this you need to edit the registry or use a special program.
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The second type of shortcuts on the desktop – those that the user has placed on their own. If you do not see such labels, so you had them removed. By themselves, they don't disappear. To create a desktop shortcut to the desired folder or program, follow these few steps.
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Go to the directory where is located the file you want. Click on its icon with the right mouse button and select menu item "Send", and in submenus – "desktop (create shortcut)".
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After you're finished to place the labels, click in any free area of the working table , right-click and select from the drop down menu "update" to the next time you start the computer you could find the labels in the place of a working tablein which they were placed.

Advice 5 : How to recover a deleted file: the complete guide

It is familiar to most of us. You delete a file, and then you realize you did it knowingly and it should be returned back. In this manual deeply enough considered various means of recovering deleted files.
How to recover a deleted file: the complete guide
Instruction
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First of all, go to "shopping Cart" and try to find the file. If your "Basket" a lot of files, the search can be carried out with the assistance of the Search window in the upper right corner of the screen. You can also click the right button of the mouse on the Windows screen and select from the dropdown menu the option "Sort". Easiest to do this by date.
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If the file has been saved in cloud services such as Dropbox, Google Drive, or SkyDrive, log in to your account and check the trash. From there the file can be restored.
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If you are not sure that the halyard was really you deleted, use the tool "Search" available in the menu "start". If the FAL for some reason has been moved to a different place, you will be able to find it.
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For preservation of the most important files you should regularly back them up. Windows has built-in backup tools which will help you with this task. Navigate to the folder containing the file click the right mouse button, selecting "Restore previous versions". Backup files can be viewed by clicking on the "Open"button.

In Windows 8 this feature is not enabled by default. So, if you work on a computer that is running the operating system, turn it on.
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To restore deleted files, you can use a special program called Recuva. Use this application to scan your hard disk for deleted files, and if find what you need, restore it.
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If you need the data deleted by accident, particularly valuable for you or your business, contact a professional service. Before doing this do the following: turn off the computer immediately (the longer it runs, the more data will be written to the hard drive and the less chance to restore a deleted document).
Note
Programs like CCleaner, empty the trash when it is launched.
Useful advice
Regularly backup your files.
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