Windows 10: Documents Missing After Windows Update

Discus and support Documents Missing After Windows Update in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; Recently completed multiple Windows 10 updates and discovered that My Documents have vanished. They cannot be found while accessing C:Users/... . When... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by CurtisMGill, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. Documents Missing After Windows Update


    Recently completed multiple Windows 10 updates and discovered that My Documents have vanished. They cannot be found while accessing C:Users/... . When using the File Explorer to search for the file name on my computer, I am only able to locate file shortcuts that do not access the files when selected. I checked the recycling bin, checked the Windows.old folder, attempted a System Restore, and even downloaded third party file recovery software Recuva in an attempt to locate my missing files. All were unsuccessful. I am afraid that my files are lost forever with absolutely no explanation or possible resolution. This is extremely frustrating and discouraging as the issue appears to be a direct cause of Microsoft - a company which I have been loyal to and carry multiple yearly paid subscriptions with.


    Is there anything else I can try to restore my files?

    :)
     
    CurtisMGill, Oct 25, 2020
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    Documents Missing After Windows Update

    Windows Updated(16299.309).KB4088776 Restart is required to complete.

    Hi dalchina. Good news, I followed your suggestion and reinstalled the update and now it appears as "installed correctly" *Biggrin Maybe it was not necessary to run the Windows Update Troubleshooter or maybe if necessary. But using it I do not think it could have worsened something. The installation was very fast, unlike the first time it showed step 1 and step 2 completed.

    Thanks for the suggestions and for the time to respond Documents Missing After Windows Update :) Best regards.


    And thanks for the tip of that program, I'll have it on my list.
     
    3Colors, Oct 25, 2020
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