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I think the Desktop experience feature is not installed and web client service might be not started so try to follow this Open Server Manager –> Manage –> Add Roles and Features. Select Features form the left step navigation –> User Interfaces and Infrastructure –> Desktop Experience. Click Next then Install. Restart Server. Go to Services by clicking Run ...
Check your sites Recycle Bin. If there is nothing there, check the Site Collection recycle bin. Typically if its less than 30 days since deletion, you can restore if from one or the other. If they are in neither of these, I recommend you restore from Backup. Rule of thumb during any migration: Don't delete from the source, until the customer confirms ...
Any changes to files should show up in the Change Log. There should be an add event when the file was created. You can either write some code or use PowerShell to read out the log. The log would also tell you if the file was deleted or moved after you moved your content.
There are a couple of steps to get this working: Add the desktop experience to the server using Server Manager (or PowerShell). Ensure the WebClient Windows Service is running.
You can find this in CA / application management. Highlight the application with the trouble and click managed paths in the ribbon after it becomes active. If the problem is occurring in sub-folders use wildcard instead of explicit. If you are adding a wildcard, you may have to delete if there's already an explicit path defined.
I know my suggestion is kind of dumb but... Have you checked the destination path character count? I mean, that classic MS "258 characters limit" stuff. Sometimes you cant move files because the destination folder path will have more than the maximum character path size limit.
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