How to Recover Deleted Files after Windows 10 Feature Update

A desire to recover the lost files and folders must be there in most people, especially after the recent Windows 10 October 2018 Update v1809. If you are one of them, this post is for you. Since many users have reported that they lost tons of files from their user directories like Photos, Music, and documents. office setup

Although there might come a time when you’ll feel helpless and won’t be able to do anything about the files that have been deleted, there are possibilities that you may be able to recover those files after the Windows 10 Update without any trouble.

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Recover deleted User data files and folders after Windows 10 Update

Windows Update system always backs up your all files present in C drive (C drive is a default place where Windows is installed). These files are backed up as a copy of C drive including Users folders which contain App Data, Documents, Desktop, Favorites, Links, and more. Thus, the backup is premeditated. In case of any problem throughout the update, Windows rolls back to the prior version and uses these files.

The backup of these files after the Windows Update is kept in “Windows.old” folder in the C drive. In case you want to restore these files, remember that they are only available for the next ten days.

Also, you can delete these files in order to free up space after doing a Windows 10 Feature Update. So if you haven’t yet rushed through deleting those files, all your files can be recovered from that folder.

Steps to recover deleted/lost files after Windows 10 Feature Update

To recover the lost files after Windows 10 Feature Update, you need to:

  • Go to the following location:
  • C:\Windows.old\Users\XYZ

Note: XYZ is given as a username here.

  • This location will have all the User folders and lost files in place for that user.
  • At last, all you need is to copy the files which you need to any location you want.

That’s all. Congrats! You have now successfully recovered your deleted/lost files after Windows 10 Feature Update.

Harry Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Harry Williams has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

Insert and rotate 3D models in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint?

The recent Microsoft report has brought a good piece of news for Office Setup 2016 for Mac users. The users can now make their documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in a more effective way with the help of adding and rotating 3D models feature. The only requirement to access this feature is that the Office 2016 version should be updated.

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Users can insert 3D models from the files that are stored in the local drives. Moreover, they can also access the same from Microsoft’s Remix 3D online library. After updating the existing Office 2016 version (download available at office.com/setup) or installing the latest version, you will see the 3D models on the Office ribbon under the Insert tab. This newly added feature will be available just next to the shapes and icons.

Once you add a 3D object in Word, Excel or PowerPoint, you can easily rotate or tilt it in any desired way or direction. This is similar to what you do in Paint 3D on the Windows 10. Apart from 3D models, the new update has also paved the path to let the Office 2016 users insert custom fonts in their PowerPoint presentations.

This week’s update for Office 2016 for Mac has also brought some of the amazing features for the creative users as they can make the most of their mouse or touchpad to draw with ink in the basic Office applications.

The Best Ways to Remove Temporary Internet Files from Desktop and Mobile

Temporary Internet files contain browsing data and webpage data. For instance, when you visit a webpage, then the text, graphics, pictures, etc., on the page get stored in the temporary internet files. Since it is frequently seen as a privacy risk, one should keep deleting their browser’s temporary internet files. Here is how you can remove temporary internet files from your computer or smartphone. Office.Com/Setup

Safari Mobile

  1. In the iPad or iPhone’s home screen, locate the Settings application.
  2. Tap on the Settings app. It is grey in color.
  3. Navigate the Settings menu and locate Safari.
  4. Tap on the Safari Option.
  5. Go to the end of the menu, and select the Clear History and Website Data option.
  6. In the confirmation page, hit the Clear History and Data button to affirm your action.
  7. Now, the history, cookies, and the rest of the browsing data will get erased. Browsing history will get erased from other gadgets logged in to the iCloud account.

Safari Desktop

  1. Click on the blue Safari icon from the Dock or menu bar.
  2. Now, go to the Safari tab located at the upper portion of the taskbar.
  3. From the drop-down list, select Preferences and click on it. You can also hit Command + Comma.
  4. Now you need to go to the Privacy tab. Its icon is hand-shaped.
  5. Now, just click on Remove All Website Data.
  6. In the confirmation window, click on Remove Now.

 Google Chrome Desktop

  1. Click on the Chrome program from the desktop or Start menu to launch it.
  2. After that, open the menu. For that, you will need to click on the three horizontal parallel lines icon located on the right side of the address bar.
  3. In the pull-down list that comes, choose the History option located above Downloads.
  4. Now, just click on History. You can also press the Ctrl+H combination.
  5. In the left corner, next to the history, select Clear browsing data.
  6. Now, you will need to select the kind of history you want to remove.
  7. Select all or any from the following: browsing history, download history, cookies, and other website and plugin data, cached images and files, saved passwords, auto-fill form data, hosted application data, and media licenses.
  8. Now, just hit the Clear browsing data button located at the lower right side of the screen.
  9. After that, select the Remove all website data option next to Cookies and website Data.
  10. When the prompt asking if you are sure you wish to remove all data saved by websites on your system, hit the blue Remove Now button.
  11. Now, all the temporary file data will get removed.

Google Chrome Mobile

  1. Unlock your phone device and tap on the multi-colored Google Chrome app.
  2. Now, tap the menu icon which is represented by three vertical dots. It is located in the upper right-hand side.
  3. Scroll to the end of the pull-down list and click on the second last option: Settings.
  4. Now, in the Settings screen, select the Privacy option.
  5. Now, scroll down to the end of the screen, and hit the Clear Browsing Data button. Office Setup
  6. Select the kind of browsing data you have to remove.
  7. After that click on the red Clear Browsing Data button.
  8. To confirm the action, hit the Clear Browsing Data again when the prompt appears.