FIX: Appdata/LocalLow Missing in Windows 10

Your Appdata file may go missing. In this guide, we’ll help you recover your Appdata or Local low file.

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Methods to recover a missing Appdata/LocalLow file:

Recover the AppData/LocalLow folder:

  • Open the Control Panel
  • Now search recovery in the control panel
  • And click Enter
  • Now choose Open System Restore
  • Follow the instructions displayed on the screen and complete the process
  • Now restart your PC

Create a new user account:

  • Open the control panel.
  • Click user accounts
  • Select user accounts
  • Now click on Manage another account.
  • Next, click on Add a new user in the PC settings.
  • Select add someone else to this PC
  • Enter the necessary information about the user and go back to change an account
  • Open the new account and click Change the account type.
  • Make it admin
  • Now go back to your current account and backup your files and documents.
  • After that, click on delete account and delete files.
  • Log into your new profile and then from the settings. Check if the issue persists.

Perform an SFC scan:

  • Press Windows key + X key
  • The command prompt window will open click on the run an administrator.
  • Now type in the following command.


  • Then press Enter
  • Let the command run, and after it, restart your computer.


We’re sure that you were able to fix the issue by using the mentioned methods.

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