Pen drive shows empty even when data exists

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 Thushara -
Hello,

my flashdrive is showing that there are documents holding space on it however when I open the drive it is saying it is empty.

how do i resolve this problem.

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Try this 1

Check if the files are not in hidden mode.

Click on "Start" -->Run --> Type cmd and press Enter.

Here I assume your pendrive drive letter as G:

Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*

--> Press Enter

You can copy the above command --> Right-click in the Command Prompt and

paste it.

Note : Replace the letter g with your pen drive letter.

Now check your pen drive for the files.

Good Luck
Great advice. It is amazingly working. Thanks
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Thank you for your feedback.
Really usefull!!!