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Drive shows "This folder is empty"

  1. #1


    Posts : 16
    windows 8

    Drive shows "This folder is empty"


    I had asked earlier about removing driver shortcut. well, one of the drives seemed to be affected to the point of it showing "This folder is empty" whilst it shows that it has stuff in it. a snip of the above is as below.


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    Kindly assist. thanks

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,121
    Windows 8.1 x64


    You are looking in a New Volume folder on a New Volume partition. Can you back out of the folder and see what is on the entire partition?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 16
    windows 8


    nope. I am not able to view what is in the folders.
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  4. #4


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Monyi View Post
    nope. I am not able to view what is in the folders.
    Do you have 'Show hidden files, folders and drives' enabled?
    (Did you happen to format that partition in some way as it has the default 'New Volume' label?
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  5. #5


    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise


    maybe its hidden files ,and you need to show hidden file .
    check this out .
    Show - Hide Hidden Files - Add to Context Menu - Windows 7 Help Forums
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Drive shows "This folder is empty"
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