Accidently deleted Windows.old folder after a restore and need it back Tags: Windows Windows 7 Windows 8 Last response: July 5, 2014 9:15 PM in Windows 7 Share aeb6764 July 5, 2014 7:58:33 PM I did a restore on Windows 8, got a Windows.old folder. While I was trying to figure out what to do with the folder it is now gone. I need documents, pictures, etc. in that folder! How can I get it back! More about : accidently deleted windows folder restore back Reply to aeb6764 USAFRet a c 596 $ Windows 7 a c 458 * Windows 8 July 5, 2014 8:16:15 PM You could try any of the file recovery applications....Recuva, perhaps. But for the whole of the windows.old to find a few specific files? I'd not hold out any hope. None at all. Reply to USAFRet m 0 l swifty_morgan a b $ Windows 7 a b * Windows 8 July 5, 2014 8:19:32 PM was just going to suggest that............. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=... Reply to swifty_morgan m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer danny2000 a b $ Windows 7 a b * Windows 8 July 5, 2014 9:15:19 PM Do you have Windows 7 Home or Pro? I bellieve that 7 Pro has and maybe Home also, has the Previous versions tab. Try right-clicking on your C:\ and then on Previous Versions (If it is available). Reply to danny2000 m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources Can I restore windows.old folder on windows 7 after being deleted? Forum SolvedNeed help recovering deleted windows.old folder Forum I need to pentantly *delete Windows.old Folder and 'Gain Administrator Access' to do so, Access Allowed YET Denied Forum Help I accidently deleted Athreos Wireless LAN driver i need to get it back. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !