Windows 10: Please help. Accidentally undid a new folder and lost all my photos

Discus and support Please help. Accidentally undid a new folder and lost all my photos in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I had recently taken all the photos off of my phone to put into a folder on my PC when I was done I right clicked and for some reason clicked undo new.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by cj624, Nov 17, 2018.

  1. cj624 Win User

    Please help. Accidentally undid a new folder and lost all my photos


    I had recently taken all the photos off of my phone to put into a folder on my PC when I was done I right clicked and for some reason clicked undo new. I tried Ctrl+y and Ctrl+Z no luck. I tried restoring previous version on the file and no luck. I checked my recycle bin and no luck. Since I used Cut and Paste to move the photos they are no longer on my phone as well. Is there any way I can recover these photos? From now on I will only be copy and pasting until I'm sure everything is safe.

    :)
     
    cj624, Nov 17, 2018
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  2. gabbydgar Win User

    Folder in Favorites lost


    Had a folder in IE favorites named xxxxx favorites with many items in it. Don't know what I may have done but it is gone from the list. When I try to create a new folder it tells me that there is one already there, but it is not. Any suggestion where I might find the lost folder or how to restore it.
     
    gabbydgar, Nov 17, 2018
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  3. kormath Win User
    Lost default photo viewer after profile rebuild


    Thanks Brink. I've tried those steps before i started searching Google. After the profile rebuild i don't have the Photo app listed to choose to make it default in either the system settings for default apps or the Open With option.

    I can't even find it doing a search. Seems to have been removed somehow with the profile rebuild, which doesn't make sense.

    Might be helpful to list what i've done Please help.  Accidentally undid a new folder and lost all my photos :) I've done the open with check, the choose default program in the system menu, tried that in device manager default programs also. I've checked the programs and features Turn windows features on/off and it's not listed there (never thought it was but that was a suggestion), searched the MS Store, it's not listed there either.

    I don't like playing in the registry unless i have defined steps and haven't found anything for this yet, just the Win7 version like in my OP.
     
    kormath, Nov 17, 2018
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  4. Please help. Accidentally undid a new folder and lost all my photos

    creating your own album in the new photos app.. help?

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. Appreciate your interest in using Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if it helps:

    • Open Photos App.
    • Click on Folders in the left pane.
    • Click on Choose source folders for photos and videos.
    • Under Sources click on Add folder.
    • Choose the folder to add and click on Add this folder to pictures.

    Hope the information is helpful. Feel free to
    write to us for any other assistance with Windows, we’ll be glad to assist you.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Nov 17, 2018
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