Re: Moved 'documents', now all my files are gone..
If you feel the files are gone, using rStudio yesterday would have been a
good choice on your part.
The longer you wait the greater the chance that they may be over written. If
they are gone, anything else you do to try to repair for the error may over
I would recover them to a external hard drive - even if they are just on
your computer in an unorthodox location. Then try to repair for the
I have done exactly what you have tried to do (over 50 times now) without
any problems. It is the way I set up my customers computers - all private
files on partition D: (usually dual booting with Windows XP) so that both
operating systems use the same information storage area.
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"Paul van der Heu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I just installed Vista ultimate and (as I did with XP) I kept my 'my
> documents'filder on a separate drive. When I assigned the
> of Vista to that folder (in my case E:\_my Documents_) all files in that
> folder were gone, just the subfolders remain..
> Now I put the 'documents'assignement back to its original place, but the
> old folder is still gone and still called 'documents'. I can access the E:
> \_my documents_ folder through a shell, but also there all files have
> Before I gab my copy of R-Studio I was hoping someone had any tips.