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I'm locked out of my pictures, videos and music folders. How…

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I'm locked out of my pictures, videos and music folders. How did this happen and how do I fix it?

Technician's Assistant: What device or product does this involve?

My laptop is windows 10

Technician's Assistant: What's the brand/model of your laptop?

Acer Aspire v5

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your Aspire? Have you installed any updates recently?

Not recently, no. I haven't tried much.

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Does this cost?

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Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago
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Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

Do you use PC? If so, which version of Windows do you use, 7, 8, 10?

What exactly happened before you got locked out?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I can't remember anything happening...all of a sudden I wasn't able to access my pictures videos and music
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

Are those files on your PC or in the "cloud"?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Pc
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Some are in the cloud
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

May I connect to your computer securely to troubleshoot the issue directly?
Once connected, I can troubleshoot the problem and resolve it right on your screen

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I don't want you to connect, just help
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Hello?
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

Sure, type System Restore in your PC serach, launch it and restore system to earlier date

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Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

Here is more info on how to use System Restore. : https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-system-restore-2626022

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
i cant get to my search
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

You can also get System restore from PC start up, read this article for the options to do it yourself : https://www.lifewire.com/what-is-system-restore-2626022

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
what if this doesnt work?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
when i click on the windows icon i don't get the search bar
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

If you cannot do it yourself, ask a friend who knows about PC to help, or bring it to local computer store. or I can help by remoting into your PC. Its your choice.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
thanks, ***** ***** can't afford $39. how do i find the search bar
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

It comes up after you hit Start

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Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

I will send you a discounted offer for remote connection

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
My bank account shows that I was debited $5, which I agreed to and $42 which I did not. What does this mean?
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Also I clicked on a free 7 day offer
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

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Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

We are industry experts and do not work for $5

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thanks. this is why i don't like doing things like this....there's always a scam of some kind involved....hidden in the small print. so basically I'm on my own, right?
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

I gave you multiple options for help. which one you pick is up to you.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
i understand that you're experts, and i would think that your fee would be covered by the company
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

All our fees are covered by you. we are independent experts

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
i will review everything and look at your advice. i will reserve my rating until then.
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

no problem, take your time. we are not going anywhere and here to assist

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
thank you for your help so far.
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

sure, read articles I sent , there are a lot of info there.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
will do, thank you
Tech Support Specialist: UranIT, Network Administrator replied 3 months ago

you are welcome

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