Windows Vista Explorer Undo. Is there one? Accidentally moved folder problem.

Today I was renaming a couple of files in Windows Vista Explorer (or WTF it is) and accidentally (using a laptop touch pad) moved a folder in the (where else?) Windows subdirectory.  I caught the move out of the corner of my eye and knew it was an error. Instinctively heading for the Undo option, I discovered there doesn't seem to be one.  Hence I'm basically screwed apparently.  Does anyone know if there is a way to Undo a move in the Explorer "tool" in Vista? And if so, how to do it.  

Of course now I'm a couple of moves past Unto, so will probably have to check every folder in every folder in Windows to see where the mistake is.

Also, if there actually and unbelievably is not an Undo, am I crazy or is this just plain stupid??

Thanks.
_bladerunner_Asked:
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KragsterCommented:
Ctrl+Z seems to work in explorer.  I just tested by moving one folder into another and it pulled it back into the correct location after hitting Ctrl+Z
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skree358Commented:
You may try system restore. It may restore the previous location of that folder, or just undo what you did.
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_bladerunner_Author Commented:
Might a System Restore also "restore" anything else I've done since the last restore point was created? Like all programs added, etc? This is radical for what should be, as I have done countless times in XP, 2000, 98, a simple operation. Did they really take it out?

Also, System Restore is not an "Undo". Restating the question, is there one somewhere that I'm missing? Not having one seems to be the stupidest thing I can think of they could do to not include. This is progress?

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designxpertsCommented:
There is an undo in Vista explorer right click in any empty space and click Undo or Ctrl+Z i'm not sure how many steps it saves though.
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_bladerunner_Author Commented:
Yes, Control-Z works.  Thanks. So do I split the point or do they go to Kragster??
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skree358Commented:
I don't think Ctrl+Z will work since you're already a couple of moves past, but you can still try. Well, if you just have a newly created restore point, you may try system restore. I don't think there are other ways of undoing what has been done in the Windows Explorer screen, aside from Ctrl+Z.
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_bladerunner_Author Commented:
Ctrl-Z is an Undo and answers the question. Multiple Undo steps backward would be nice to have.
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_bladerunner_Author Commented:
Actually, Ctrl-Z does seem to go back quite far. I discovered in hitting it several times that it undid the renames that I had done quite a few steps ago, even before whatever got moved, so it apparently fixed the move problem as well.

Thanks for all the VERY quick replies.

-b
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skree358Commented:
Great! I was thinking that Ctrl Z can only be used once if you haven't performed any action yet. Same also with Ctrl Y, which is to Redo the action. Anyway, it's nice to know that you were able to fix it.
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_bladerunner_Author Commented:
Yes. Thanks, skree. What a piece of work Vista is, huh?
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Computer101Commented:
Forced accept.

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