Help please! Files folders disappeared

  Yimbo 12:37 28 Jan 2019
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I've just discovered that all the content in "My Documents", "My Pictures", "My Music" and goodness knows what else, have all disappeared from my Drive C. I'm using Windows 8:1. I'd appreciate any help with recovery. Thanks!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:37 30 Jan 2019

Do not write/ save to C drive until you have recovered all your files as you may overwrite them.

Never had to resort to Recuva as I mage my drives with Macrium and all files can be accessed from the images if required.

  Yimbo 19:51 31 Jan 2019

Sorry for the delay in replying - - but just to say that, using recuva, which is very good, and after much effort and a somewhat painful elbow joint caused by all the clicking required, I have now recovered photos, music and docs, mostly the ones that matter. I'll be looking into Macrium and similar, and try to see if I can prevent the disaster happening again. At any rate, it has all added to my computer education!!!

I want to thank all you good folk who posted to my issue, and gave such helpful advice. How grateful I am to the excellent PCA Forums! Thanks again!

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