Folders turn shortcut & recycler appear

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ankur Posts 1 Registration date Tuesday July 31, 2012 Status Member Last seen July 31, 2012 - Jul 31, 2012 at 10:22 AM
jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020 - Jul 31, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Hi jack4rall, for some reason the command below is not working and showing this message "Access Denied - F:\$RECYCLE.BIN\S-1-5-21-3380938054-3985U309840-93984U5983-3984503"

PLEASE HELP ANYONE !!!

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

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Jean-Fran├žois Pillou Posts 18707 Registration date Monday February 15, 1999 Status Webmaster Last seen February 16, 2023  
Jul 31, 2012 at 10:59 AM
Are you logged in as an administrator on Windows 7 ?
Are you sure there is a $RECYCLE.BIN folder on F: drive ?

Jeff
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jack4rall Posts 6428 Registration date Sunday June 6, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen July 16, 2020
Jul 31, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Hello,

Please let me add few lines.

$RECYCLE.BIN does exist on all the drives and it will be hidden mode.

$RECYCLE.BIN is related to the "Recycle bin".

Fore more information about $RECYCLE.BIN, click on the below

hyperlink "$RECYCLE.BIN"

$RECYCLE.BIN

In Windows 7, it will appears as $RECYCLE.BIN.

So enter the given command and wait for the process to get completed to show you

the hidden files

OR

Try this 1

Click on Start --> In search box, type folder options and press Enter.

"Folder Options" will be opened. Click on the "View" tab.

Now select the option "Show hidden files, folders or drives" and uncheck the

check box "Hide protected operating system files" --> Click on "OK" button.

Now look for your files in your external drive.

Later undo the changes you have made by once again going to "Folder Options"

--> Click on "View" tab and click on "Restore Defaults" button --> Click on "OK".

Good Luck
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