i have updated and i have loss all my files

Oct 11, 2016 2:06AM PDT

I have just recently upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and I have lost all my files how do I resolve this?

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Re: upgaded
Oct 11, 2016 2:10AM PDT

That depends on:
(1) How exactly you upgraded
(2) What exactly you mean with "my files"
(3) If you have a backup of the files you lost.
(4) How you determined they are gone

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re; by my files i mean all of my games that i had installed
Oct 11, 2016 2:21AM PDT

I have just booted it back up again after the upgrade and all of my games and coursework are gone

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Re: gone
Oct 11, 2016 2:40AM PDT

That's an answer to my question (2) only: you lost your games and your coursework.

While you think about how to answer my other questions, here are 4 more:
(5) For the games, their folders in Program Files and Program Files (x86) are no longer present? Did you check if they are really gone? Then the easiest way is to just reinstall them. Does that work?
(6) Is there a windows.old folder on your c:-drive?
(7) Do you login to Windows 10 with the same username as you used in Windows 7?
(Cool Right now after the install, how much disc space is used and free on the c:-drive?

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Go to C:\Windows.old
Oct 14, 2016 12:58AM PDT

Go to C:\Windows.old
There should be a 'Users' folder. All your files should be in there. If you can't find it, turn on hidden folders and try again.

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Oct 18, 2016 7:05PM PDT

Did you find the C:\Windows.old folder in your new installation afterwards. The Windows.old folder contains a copy of the previous Windows installation, If you delete it, you maybe need recovery software like recuva ,easeus.

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