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#1 Posted on 4.12.05 1242.01
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Ok, heres the deal. I think my computer crashed the other day. when i got home, the desktop had totally changed back to the original, and programs had dissapeared.

i then rebooted, and it was still altered. so i accepted that it had crashed. (damn roomates).

but, then i turned it off, and a few hours later, came back home and rebooted. programs returned, but still stuff missing. my desktop was returned as well.

only one thing. i have a picture of my dog for my desktop. the folder i kept that picture in is gone, but the picture is still on the desktop.

i can't find the picture or folder. any ideas?
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#2 Posted on 5.12.05 0325.44
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Assuming you're using Windows XP you should be able to find your picture here:

C:\Documents and Settings\%YourAccountNameHere%\Local Settings\Application Data

Good luck!

Btw I don't think your pc crashed, one of your roomates probably messed around and did a System Restore (Restoring your computer to an earlier configuration) or something...
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#3 Posted on 5.12.05 0702.04
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Ok, first, thanks for the tip. BUT, i looked in:

C:\Documents and Settings\%YourAccountNameHere%\Local Settings\Application Data

and there is no \Local Settings folder to be found.

getting stranger, right?
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#4 Posted on 5.12.05 0824.44
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Make sure that you can see all hidden folders and files. You can change that in the Folder Options. The folder should show up then.
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