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by techmi26 / May 20, 2011 7:14 AM PDT In reply to: Unhiding files after Windows Recovery After running the unhide tool you may still be missing most of your start Thank you very much! Right click on avast!Free Antivirus, click "Paste". Once I booted I decided to watch a movie and opened my "downloads" folder, only to realized all the movies and mp3s I have are missing. Check This Out

What do I do? Copy all content of this folder:C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Local\Temp\smtmp\3 and paste it to this folder:C:\Users\user-name\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar Copy all content of this folder:C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Local\Temp\smtmp\4 and paste it to this folder:C:\Program Data\DesktopNOTE. "Desktop" folder is All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. My WebsiteMy help doesn't cost a penny, but if you'd like to consider a donation, click Back to top Back to Am I infected?

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Select all of the folders by using CTRL+A or Edit-->Select All, then right click and "Copy" or click Edit-->Copy. Download Recuva 2. It's easy! All Rights ReservedAd Choices The information on Computing.Net is the opinions of its users.

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I had a look at your guide but it seems i've run into a problem. Desktop Icons Missing Windows 10 Please feel free to leave a comment! They can be found in a folder named smtmp inside:(XP)- C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temp(W7)- C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\TempYou might see a few numbered folders inside smtmp. Remove old browser plugins and install the latest versions, install any security updates from Windows Update and use an up to date antivirus (and also having the PRO version of Malwarebytes'

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I also found that Spybot S&D found traces of the malware that other tools didnt. For Vista and Windows 7 machines, browse to:C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Temp\SMTMP For XP machines, browse to:C:\Documents and Settings\%username%\Local settings\Temp\SMTMP Inside the SMTMP folder, you should see three folders, 1, 2, and 4. Start Menu Items Missing Windows 7 I ran a full system scan with NAV and found nothing. Bleeping Computer Unhide no start button, no start programs, no my computer, etc....

Funny thing is, all the cover art is still there in the folders, and I can open itunes and play all the music that is supposed to be in the "downloads" This thread was extremely helpful in resolving one of my users issues. This would be your start menu. However, my pictures are still in their folder. Restore Start Menu Windows 7

Click here to Register a free account now! http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-windows-recoverySubsequently, I also used unhide.exe to unhide various files hidden by the virus and various icons on my desktop. How do you like Windows 8? 11/01/2012 - 10:43pm With the recent release of Windows 8 on Oct 26, 2012, we are curious as to how you feel about it and I can always copy the shortcuts one by one back into the start menu.Thanks for the help though.

And make sure your set to view hidden and system files via Folder Options in Control Panel!Mike Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Tried everything by bogan59_css / May The best thing to do is keep everything up to date. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - thnak you!

If you are lucky and not cleared your %temp% folder ,you can RECOVER YOUR START MENU AND DESKTOP ICONS FROM SMTMP folder LOCATIONS CHANGES WITH RESPECT TO OS FOR windows xp

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There are no icons. Your information was very useful, but am working on another and it would be nice not to have to reformat and re-install. Pls suggest me asap. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) You're welcome, Brett. Copy the entire content of this folder: c:\users\username\appdata\local\temp\smtmp\4 and paste it to this folder: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop. reply Recent comments Try it in safe mode, or CTRL 3 years 7 months ago missing icons 3 years 8 months ago excellent 3 years 11 months ago What happens when