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So today I went to check how much gb is left on my laptop and it only had 300 gb left. It was weird because I just got it a week ago, so I searched the web and found windirstat. I deleted some folder which I thought was "trash" but it ended up deleting my documents, pictures, music folders, etc
Whenever I

So today I went to check how much gb is left on my laptop and it only had 300 gb left. It was weird because I just got it a week ago, so I searched the web and found windirstat. I deleted some folder which I thought was "trash" but it ended up deleting my documents, pictures, music folders, etc
Whenever I click on one of those folders it'll say "location is not available, file might have been removed or renamed."
Is there any way to restore this?

Best Answer:

?: 2 ways…first go to Recycle bin and then up top it should say Restore. If you already removed it from recycle bin go to System restore and restore your pc to the date Before you removed it.

Other answer:

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Don’t worry! If you do not have a data backup, you also could recover your program folders back for free at the aid of a drive recovery tool. It was found in this forum as my pen drive was mistakenly formatted and surprisingly recovered all my inner data back. So, it is really worth trying.
Tips: You should learn a lesion to be more careful before you decide to delete your data.
You also need to keep a regular data backup in the future.
Katie:
Look in your recycle bin. If it shows there right click on it and click restore.
tumbleweed_biff:
You can uses a program like Recuva (available for free) to recover files if they haven't been over written.
You probably have malware if you drive is already filling up.

How to remove a virus – by Tumbleweed_Biff at Yahoo.com

Top free AV products
Qihoo 360 Internet (arguably the best), ZoneAlarm Free, Adaware Free, Commodo Free, Avast, Avira, AVG

Best Paid:
Kaspersky, eSET, and BitDefender are the top paid AV products.

(Links to four rescue disks are at the bottom, but there are many, many more out there. Most AV providers have one, usually free.)

I) The best solution is to back up your data and perform a factory restore. Install a reputable AV program after the restore and download the latest updates for Windows and your computer before restoring your data.

II) That not being practical for many, try either of the next two methods:
(Please note that it is important to use one of these two methods as you need to boot and scan knowing that no viruses are already in memory. If you try and install an AV product on a machine already infected then there is a decent chance that the virus will be able to hide/relocate from the scanner.)

A.
1) On a clean computer, download 1 or more free bootable AV products. Five I know of are Avira, AVG, Avast, Kaspersky, and G Data but most AV providers offer them, most of them for free. These are often referred to as a Rescue Disc.

(There is a handy product called sardu (www.sarducd.it) which will create a flash drive/Cd capable of having multiple AV products built into it. It isn't perfect yet, but it does do the job pretty well. I keep a copy on a flash drive for whenever I go to someone's house to help with computer problems and I have a number of other diagnostic tools included as well.)

2) Create the bootable media and include the latest virus definitions
3) Boot the infected/suspect computer by using the bootable media and run a full/complete/deep scan of the computer using preferably at least two different ones. No AV product gets them all, but 2 different products should find and remove just about anything.

B. Alternative method:
1) remove the hard drive from the infected computer
2) slave the drive to a clean computer which already has at least one AV product already installed with the most current definitions. You can do this by installing it into the case (for a desktop) or by putting the drive in an external drive case which you can get for the low teens $. These can come with USB (get at least USB 2.0), eSata, or Thunderbolt connections.

3) From the clean machine, run a full/complete scan of the slaved HDD. The computer should already be booted when you connect the external drive, with the AV product already resident in memory (it will have an icon down next to the clock). Then open the AV and run it on the drive. In an ideal world, you should really use two different AV products. MalwareBytes Free is an excellent choice (and my preferred) for on-demand scans like this.

III) If you are unable to do the above, then download and install an AV product and then run it at its deepest level scan. This is not the ideal method as many viruses can hide from AV products if they are already in memory and running before the AV software is executed. There are numerous free AV programs. I strongly recommend two different AV products and one Adware/Spyware product. For free AV, I would typically recommend Qihoo 360 Internet, ZoneAlarm Free, Avira, AVG, or Avast as the installed resident (always running) AV solution and Malwarebytes as a secondary, on demand AV product which I run on a weekly basis. For Spyware and Adware, the two top performers there are AdAware (Lavasoft.com) and Spybot Search and Destroy (safer-networking.org) Both offer a free and paid version. The free version is good, the paid version offers more bells and whistles, just like with the AV products.

Once the virus(es) is/are removed, change any and all passwords having to do with anything important like e-mail, financial-banking logins, etc. as those have probably been captured and sent to the author of the virus.

http://support.kaspersky.com/us/viruses/…
http://www.bitdefender.com/support/how-t…
https://www.zonealarm.com/forums/showthr…
http://www.lavasoft.com/mylavasoft/support/supportcenter/how-to-create-a-rescue-cd

Separate from the others I will offer to you is Kaspersky's TDSSKiller. Not an actual Rescue Disk by itself, it is at the very top of the list of root-kit finders/eliminators. You should run this in addition to at least one of the others:
http://usa.kaspersky.com/downloads/TDSSKiller

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