Windows 10: "Keep your files" option of Windows reinstall didn't keep almost anything from users folder...

Discus and support "Keep your files" option of Windows reinstall didn't keep almost anything from users folder... in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I'm pretty desperate about this. Her laptop wasn't logging on, stuck at loading screen after password. Tried everything I could, and seeing no other... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Aquifex, Jan 12, 2020.

  1. "Keep your files" option of Windows reinstall didn't keep almost anything from users folder...


    I'm pretty desperate about this.

    Her laptop wasn't logging on, stuck at loading screen after password. Tried everything I could, and seeing no other option I just decided to reinstall Windows outright - picking the "keep your personal files" option, which is supposed to be safe, right?

    Well, it didn't work. It kept stuff from the C: main folder, everything else looks gone. Windows.old has some stuff, but doesn't really show anything relevant either: folder weighs around 5.5gb, half of that being OneDrive (which is pretty old), and the rest is like random AppData things.

    What the hell can I do now?

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    /u/Aquifex, Jan 12, 2020
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  2. Frogger Win User

    ?? How do I PW protect Folders in windows

    hmmm?
    Sharing files and folders overview You can share the files and folders stored on your computer, on a network, and on the Web. The method you choose depends on whom you want to share files with, and what computer they will use to access the files.

    When you share files or folders, they are not as protected as they are when you do not share them. People with access to your computer or your network might be able to read, copy, or change files that are in a shared folder. You should always be aware that the files and folders that you share are available to other people and be sure to monitor your shared files and folders on a regular basis.

    Important

    If your computer is not joined to a domain, you can use the Network Setup Wizard to automatically turn file and printer sharing on or off. To start the Network Setup Wizard, click Start, click Control Panel, click Network and Internet Connections, and then click Network Setup Wizard.
    If you both use the same computer

    You can put the files you want to share in the Shared Documents folder. Files stored in the Shared Documents folder or its subfolders are always available to other users on your computer.

    Step-by-step procedure
    Note

    If you are connected to a network domain, the Shared Documents, Shared Pictures, and Shared Music folders are not available.
    If both computers are on the same network

    You can share a folder or drive on your computer with others on the network. You can also control whether the files in the shared folder can be modified by other users.

    If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    Note

    If you are connected to a network domain, you will need to set the Access control for the folder or drive after sharing it. For more information, go to To set, view, change, or remove file and folder permissions.
    If you want to share your files online

    You can publish pictures and documents on the Web using the Web Publishing Wizard. The files will be stored in a private, online folder that you manage.

    Step-by-step procedure

    If you don't want others to access your files

    You can prevent other users from accessing your folders and the files they contain. When your computer is connected to a domain, this is called setting permissions for your file or folder. When your computer is connected to a workgroup, this is called making your folders private.

    If your computer is connected to a network domain, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure
    If your computer is connected to a workgroup, use this procedure:

    Step-by-step procedure

    'HELP' it can be your friend *Smile "Keep your files" option of Windows reinstall didn't keep almost anything from users folder... :)
     
    Frogger, Jan 12, 2020
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  3. dark2099 Win User
    Generating a .txt based file list in Windows 7

    I want to be able to generate a .txt file that lists all the files and folders in a specific folder on my PC, but don't know the name of any programs that do that. Searched on google a bit and came up with this guide, but it's for XP and I can't seem to find some of the folder options to modify the .bat file. Any suggestions? Thanks

    http://www.theeldergeek.com/file_list_generator.htm

    EDIT: The .bat file will do what I want if it is in the folder I want to do it in, but the option I want to add is having the right click option that it shows.
     
    dark2099, Jan 12, 2020
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  4. Ahhzz Win User

    "Keep your files" option of Windows reinstall didn't keep almost anything from users folder...

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Jan 12, 2020
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