View Full Version : files not showing in widows explorer

26-05-2012, 04:16 PM
Hi, i've been having a couple of crash problems but after the last reboot none of the files and many of the folders in my docs aren't showing. I know they are there as I can still open them with excel or whatever. How do i get them back in explorer? Ta for any help (i'm guessing this is a stupid easy one)

26-05-2012, 07:18 PM
Try running chkdsk that may fix the problem.

27-05-2012, 10:34 AM
Beyond rebooting, did you try anything else to fix your PC, like reinstalling Windows?

I'd strongly suggest using a USB thumb drives to backup critical files. Just plug in thumb drive, create a folder with today's date, and drag-and-drop folders onto this folder.

27-05-2012, 03:30 PM
Ok i'm a bit stupid here, for some reason the my docs folder got shifted with all its contents but some folders with no contents got left behind. when using excel etc win7 just found them in their new location. Ta for al the help. i'll try to be smarter next time-- yeah right