Appdata folder is missing in Windows 10 / 11 (Solved)

Is the Appdata folder missing on your computer? In case if you can’t locate the Appdata folder, here are some very simple solutions to help you out. Try these various ways to access the Appdata folder on your computer –


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Fix 1 – Unhide Files from folder options

1. Now, Go to taskbar search and then search file explorer options.

2. Now, click on file explorer options.

 

File Explorer Options

 

3. Go to the “View” tab.

4. Simply check the option “Show hidden files, folders, and drives“.

 

View Show Folders

 

5. Now, click on “Apply” and OK” to save it.

 

Apply Ok Final

 

You will see the hidden folders/ files on your computer.


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6. Now, Copy and paste the path C:\Users\%username%\ in the address bar of file explorer.

 

Appdata Path Min

 

scroll down and find the ‘Appdata‘ folder. Double click on it to access it.

 

Double Click Appdata

 

You will be able to access the Appdata folder on your computer.

Fix-2 Try to open Appdata folder from Run-

1. Press the Windows key on your keyboard with the R key.

2. Now, write “appdata” and click on “OK“.

 

Appdata Ok

 

The Appdata folder will be opened.

 

Fix-3 Open Roaming folder-

You can open the Roaming folder, which is a sub-directory under Appdata.

1. Open the Run window.

2. In the Run window, write this command and hit “Enter“.

%appdata%

 

Appdata Run

 

The Roaming folder will be opened on your computer.

3. In the Roaming folder, on the address bar, click on “Appdata” so that you can go back to the header file.

 

Appdata

 

You should be able to find the Appdata folder on your computer.

 

Fix-4 Manually open Appdata folder-

1. Open the File Explorer window on your computer.

2. Now, scroll down through the left side and double click on “Local Disk C:” to access it.

 

Local Disk C

 

3. In Local Disk C: folder double click on “Users” to open it.

 

Users Double Click

 

4. In Users folder, find out the folder with your username and then double click on it.

(Example– For this system, it is the “Sambit” folder.)

 

Click On User Name

 

15. Now, Go to taskbar search and then search file explorer options.

16. Now, click on file explorer options.

 

File Explorer Options

 


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17. Go to the “View” tab.

18. Simply check the option “Show hidden files, folders, and drives“.

 

View Show Folders

 

19. Now, click on “Apply” and OK” to save it.

 

Apply Ok Final

 

You will see the hidden folders/ files on your computer.

20. Now, scroll down and find the ‘Appdata‘ folder. Double click on it to access it.

 

Double Click Appdata

 

You will be able to access the Appdata folder on your computer.

Your problem will be solved.

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