Windows 10: User folder completly gone

Discus and support User folder completly gone in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I've changed the user name of the current windows user through an admin account. After a change in the registry and a reboot the whole data in the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/incoggnito2, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. User folder completly gone


    I've changed the user name of the current windows user through an admin account.

    After a change in the registry and a reboot the whole data in the user folder is gone.

    I`ve tried to restore the data through the .bak and rename back. But it does not work.

    The recovery with easeus does not rly work ... i can restore some files, but they are corrupted.

    I have an restore point after a windows update from last week. Is there any chance to get the data back?

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    /u/incoggnito2, Feb 23, 2021
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  2. Why did the startup window get cleared?

    I didn't missed any step, the list was gone and gone , even after using lot of programs the programs were not listed in that list.
     
    smartali89, Feb 23, 2021
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  3. Nicrite Win User
    Vista Ultimate - 'User' Folder Location

    No tried that.

    Can copy the entire folder to D; but Windows still points to C as the location. Can change personal folders location to a folder on D;, but this still leaves hidden files etc on C;. Thus meaning there are 2 Users folders. Have managed to change the Public folder location to D;, with some registry tweaks, but this doesnt seem to work for the entire folder.

    any more suggestions
     
    Nicrite, Feb 23, 2021
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  4. Kreij Win User

    User folder completly gone

    Current active users that are friends

    The other reason I suggested this is that users can add characters to their username that are not alphanumeric (e.g. user*). This confuses things somewhat when looking at the list.
     
    Kreij, Feb 23, 2021
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