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Discus and support Problems accessing files on windows 10 in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I formatted my machine the other day and enter a slightly different name when I was setting up the user profile and now I am having many issues... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by Davewpaton, May 16, 2019.

  1. Problems accessing files on windows 10


    I formatted my machine the other day and enter a slightly different name when I was setting up the user profile and now I am having many issues accessing some files stored on my computer and copies of the same files stored on a NAS. Whenever I try and open them, I get the error message "Sorry, we couldn't find xxxxx. Is it possible it was moved, renamed or deleted?". The files are still there, they haven't moved and I haven't deleted them. I have no idea how to access my files, can anyone help me please?

    Thanks,
    Dave

    :)
     
    Davewpaton, May 16, 2019
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    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, May 16, 2019
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  3. enso Win User
    Quick Access not searching Pictures folder


    Summary, that last suggestion didn't work.

    • I moved the pictures to another folder temporarily.


    • Since there were no troubleshooting steps for this scenario, just for the heck of it, I ran through the restore steps. Copied some pictures into the Pictures folder, ran a Quick Access search and initial problem remains: Searching all of QA doesn't find any files in Pictures folder, running search on just the Pictures folder does. I want to run a global search and find matching files in any/all of the Documents, Music, Videos, and Pictures folders.
    That article dates from 2015 and I'm guessing is out of date. I hope it didn't create potential future problems in my registry.

    Bottom line: I'm still looking for a fix.
     
  4. Composer Win User

    Problems accessing files on windows 10

    File access denied to many files


    Since Upgrading to Windows 10, I am now experiencing problems accessing many files?

    How can I gain access to ALL my files?

    Can this be done in one operation, easily, or is it difficult?

    Step by Step instructions would be greatly appreciated?

    Thanks
     
    Composer, May 16, 2019
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