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Q: folder disallowed

erro msg:

"ACCESS TO THE RESOURCE 'D:\JAY' has been disallowed"
When i scan i can see my files being scanned but i cant open the folder. i really dont want to lose my files because it will be the end of me, jobless.
When i go to command prompt type attrib my folder Jay is indicated r read only and even at the end of my folder Jay it is indicated Jay.exe it shows an extention on the folder. please help me urgently

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A: folder disallowed

I have the same problem!

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Everyone,
Trying to get a disconnected environment to update to the latest Microsoft CTL and running into issues.  My one Windows 7 test system is not updating correctly. Here is what i have done.
1. Ran certutil commands to download the offline lists for trusted/untrusted CTLs
2. Transferred the CTL files to my disconnected environment
3. Setup a webserver hosting the Microsoft CTLs
4. Configured the Windows 7 test system using manual registry entries to the following settings:
                - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AuthRoot\DisableRootAutoUpdate: 1
                - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AuthRoot\EnableDisallowedCertAutoUpdate: 1
                - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AuthRoot\AutoUpdate\RootDirUrl: <custom URL>
5. Verified through IIS logs the system was connecting and downloading the disallowedcertstl.cab
6. Verified through the application log on the Windows 7 test system event id 4112, source CAPI2 "Successful auto update of disallowed certificate list with effective date
Reference Documentation:

Configure Trusted Roots and Disallowed Certificates: Provides information for establishing an offline ... Read more

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Everyone,
Trying to get a disconnected environment to update to the latest Microsoft CTL and running into issues.  My one Windows 7 test system is not updating correctly. Here is what i have done.
1. Ran certutil commands to download the offline lists for trusted/untrusted CTLs
2. Transferred the CTL files to my disconnected environment
3. Setup a webserver hosting the Microsoft CTLs
4. Configured the Windows 7 test system using manual registry entries to the following settings:
                - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AuthRoot\DisableRootAutoUpdate: 1
                - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AuthRoot\EnableDisallowedCertAutoUpdate: 1
                - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\AuthRoot\AutoUpdate\RootDirUrl: <custom URL>
5. Verified through IIS logs the system was connecting and downloading the disallowedcertstl.cab
6. Verified through the application log on the Windows 7 test system event id 4112, source CAPI2 "Successful auto update of disallowed certificate list with effective date
Reference Documentation:

Configure Trusted Roots and Disallowed Certificates: Provides information for establishing an offline ... Read more

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Hello
i have a weird issue that i'm handle with. 
main goal - restrict users to access local servers via \\servername
server 2012 r2 , domain environment

i created a GPO that disallow access to servers - unc path cannot be accessed.
This Policy works. (attached file 1.png) When selecting a location to download a file, accessing through the address bar to unc path results in an error.


But when i perform the same operation through the file name bar it works and i don't received error message. (attached file 2.png)

bottom line, i want that users won't be able to access servers when perfoming " \\servername " or " \\serverIP "
please assist.

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I'd like to learn more about why this was logged in the Event Viewer:  i.imgur.com/a2vTjwD.png
After looking it up, I found this article (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/2728973) which stated that "An attacker could use these certificates to spoof content, perform phishing attacks, or perform man-in-the-middle attacks."

I've never seen this logged in the Event Viewer before, and am not sure how to be protected from any of these vulnerabilities that Microsoft has outlined, now that a potential infection could have already happened.


So my question is: how do I remove the certificate? Where are these "disallowed certificates" located?

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My friend (we'll call him David) created for some sick and twisted purpose a folder path that contained 107 (no joke) folders within folders, something in the order of, "C:\folder\folder\folder\folder\..." David is now unable to delete the folder directory. When he tried to delete it, it says "Are you sure you want to move the folder and all its contents to the recycle bin? (yes, yes to all, or no)." He clicks "yes to all" or "yes", and it says, "The folder contains items who's name is too long for the recycle bin. Do you want to permanently delete it?" He clicks "yes" or "yes to all" again and it says, "Cannot delete z: Cannot find the specified file. Make sure you specify the correct path and filename."

Anyhow, does anybody know how to delete this file? Any assistance would be greatly apreciated.
 

A:How do I delete very long folder directories? (C:\folder\folder\folder\...)

open a command prompt,
type rmdir c:\folder /s

(assuming "folder" is the name of the main folder)
 

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First, please forgive me if I have overlooked this issue in the many searches I have performed thus far.

I would like to know if anyone has a way to change all folder icons within a single folder to one specific icon without performing each one individually. I have over 1,400 folders within a master folder of which I would like to change the child folder icons. I really don't wish to perform this on a folder-by-folder basis.
This is not a Default Folder Icon Change inquiry. This is simply all child folders within a single master folder. I would also be interested if the change would affect all folders of a specific type. Windows 7 does allow the 'setup' of a folder to be distributed (details view with selected details, order, and column size for example) but the icon did not distribute as well.

Any suggestions?

A:Bulk Change All Folder Icons in Single Folder or Folder Type

First, a little bit of theory. What happens when a person sets a custom icon for a folder in Windows 7?
1. Attributes of a Folder change to Read-only (of the folder, NOT content!).
2. A hidden system file created inside that folder, which contains a link to the icon.

Thus, having such file as model, it is possible simply copy it across desired folders, and change attributes of those folders correspondingly.

Secondly, having this idea in my mind, I have put all of my little knowledge of Batch files together and created a script.
BEFORE script is started the following is needed to be done:
Master folder needs to be selected and a custom icon applied to it.

ONLY AFTER THAT
1. Script is placed inside that master folder and launched.
2. First, script checks if hidden system file with custom icon settings is there.
3. Secondly, script looks for subfolders and start changing its attributes.
4. Thirdly, script copies this settings file to all subfolders of current master folder, including all levels of subfolders.


For 100 folders it took about 21 seconds, for 200 folders with different levels of subfolders it took about 57 seconds on my laptop.

I have included remarks (comments) in the source code for better understanding what is going on.

UPDATE: Original file deleted. Script was not meant to be applied to system folders.
Please check a newer FIXED version at this post.

PLEASE READ NEW INSTRUCTION IN THA... Read more

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As with prior versions, in [Windows] Explorer's main window, you can enable hovering to select and single clicking to expand the folder (but that is a pain in the rear when working with files). Windows XP folder view nicely allowed single clicking the folder name to expand the folder. Was that removed from Windows 7? Looks like the only way to expand a folder in folder view is to either click on the small plus sign or to double click on the folder name.  Or is there a switch somewhere I am missing? Thanks.

A:Single click folder name to expand folder in folder view?

Hi,
It seems that you are talking about the navigation pane (the left pane) in Windows Explorer. Is that correct?
The feature is not present since Windows Vista. When we click on the item, the sub windows will be displayed in the main pane (the right pane). In the navigate pane we can only click the plus button or double-click on the folder to open it. Arthur Xie - MSFT

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Hello, I want what's inside the external hard drive, to look the same no matter the pc it's plugged into.
So, I found how to change Folder Icons permanently from another thread,..
Now, what remains is changing the folder view, or else the icons won't be clear, so is that even possible?
PS. I know it's kinda OCD ..

A:External Hard Drive, Permanent Folder View (Folder Icon Size)

I did some research , and found that it was possible on windows xp via the "desktop.ini" through "FolderType=string" (eg: pictures, videos), but it seems it's impossible on windows 7.
The reason is that the " Show Common Tasks" in Folder options has been removed from windows 7.

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I had a PC that was sitting doing nothing, I had a need for it, and while trying to put in on a network, clicked on a folder that was a .exe.
There are no folder options and a site in another language keeps opening (whether its connected to the network or not).

Please assist.

A:.exe disguised as a folder got me again! No folder options, and strange page constantly opening in browser

Hello,Please follow the instructions in ==>This Guide<== starting at step 6. If you cannot complete a step, skip it and continue.Once the proper logs are created, then post them in a reply to this topic by using the Add Reply button.If you can produce at least some of the logs, then please create the post and explain what happens when you try to create the log(s) that you couldn't get. If you cannot produce any of the logs, then still post the reply and explain that you followed the Prep. Guide, were unable to create the logs, and describe what happens when you try to create the logs.Please note that I am not a member of the Malware Removal Team and will not be assisting you in removing the infection. I'm simply helping you to post the information they need in order to assist you.If HelpBot replies to your topic, PLEASE follow Step One so it will report your topic to the team members.Orange Blossom

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Hi All,
I've recently setup a clean install of Win10 onto a new system.
Prior to this I backed up my 'Users' folder from the old setup (also Win10) onto my d:\ drive, on a second HDD.
Now that the system is up and running, I've noticed that the backup 'Users' folder is being 'seen' by Win10 as a system folder, resulting in my inability to rename it etc.
Searching for a newly created document that is located in 'My documents' on c:\drive results in it being called up as existing in:
c:\users\neil\documents (where it actually lives)
d:\users\neil\my documents
d:\documents and settings\neil\documents

How best can I disassociate the d:\drive backup 'Users' folder from my system folders ?
Thanks for the assistance.
Cheers, Neil

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Hi All,
I've recently setup a clean install of Win10 onto a new system.
Prior to this I backed up my 'Users' folder from the old setup (also Win10) onto my d:\ drive, on a second HDD.
Now that the system is up and running, I've noticed that the backup 'Users' folder is being 'seen' by Win10 as a system folder, resulting in my inability to rename it etc.
Searching for a newly created document that is located in 'My documents' on c:\drive results in it being called up as existing in:
c:\users\neil\documents (where it actually lives)
d:\users\neil\my documents
d:\documents and settings\neil\documents

How best can I disassociate the d:\drive backup 'Users' folder from my system folders ?
Thanks for the assistance.
Cheers, Neil

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A past virus must have caused this.The C:\Users folder is not visible in explorer for some reason.I can still visit the contents and the pc works fine,but this is not right.Also, there is a lock on my users/alexandros folder icon.Maybe it has something to do?

A:Users folder not visible in explorer,lock on admin's user folder icon?

Oh,note that i went in and tried to give "users" read and write rights of the users\alexandros folder to see if the lock goes away ,but i saw the processing was taking too much time and also some files had access denied so i quit.I hope i did not mess up

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My laptop has a built in SD card reader.  I just installed Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition and have installed all available Window updates.
When I go to:
Control Panel -> Folder Options -> View "tab"
and uncheck the box for "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder", the SD card reader still does not appear when I go into the Computer folder.
 
I have also tried going into the registry:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
to change:
HideDrivesWithNoMedia
from 1 to 0, but that does not work either.
 
Can someone please help me get my SD card reader to appear in the Computer folder even when there is no card inserted into it?
Thanks.

A:Not working: Folder Options -> View -> Hide empty drives in the Computer folder

The card readers on my desktop computer (one connected internally via a USB header on the motherboard), one on my monitor and one on my printer all work the way they should.  When "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" is checked, none
of them are visible in the Computer folder.  When "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" is unchecked, they all become visible.
 
The card reader in my laptop is connected internally via micro-USB, but it's different.  It does not actually appear in the Device Manager until a card is inserted into it.
That's probably why the "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder" does not work with my laptop's card reader.

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I like to open my Temporary Internet Files from time to time to eliminate misc. items.....but, everytime I open the folder an Internet Explorer warning comes up that says,
"This page has an unspecified potential security risk. Would you like to continue?"

How can I get this warning to stop popping up?
 

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Hello,
 
I have domain user account, with user home folder located on samba share.
When I try to make new folder into my home folder i got following error:
Unable to create folder "New folder" File system error (65535).
 
or
 
An unexcpected error is keeping you from creating the folder. If you continue to recieve this error, you can use the error code to search help with this problem.
Error 0x8000FFFF: Chatastrophic Failure.
 
However the folder is being created. How to solve it?

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Hi,
I have located this folder and files in my C:Temp Directory(Normally C:Windows/temp).
CompatTelemetryLogs with
AppAndDeviceInventory.log right next to it.
and the following inside the folder.
Folder = "IMG" lots of little image files of all my software
Folder = "Resources" with nothing in it.
Files:
CompatData_2014_10_17_06_04_14_1_008001ff.xml
compatscancache.dat
DeviceGroupingRules.xml
diagerr.xml
diagwrn.xml
PreliminaryReport.xml
setupact.log
setuperr.log
TelemetryTransform.xsl
WICA_Devices_SOL.xml
WICA_Programs_SOL.xml
WICA_QueryAppBlock_SOL.xml
WICA_QueryBiosBlock_SOL.xml
WICA_QueryDeviceBlock_SOL.xml
WICA_System_SOL.xml
WICA_SystemReport_SOL.xml
WICA_TelemetryReport_SOL.xml
WicaDeviceFilters.xml
Windows_TelemetryData.xml

Not sure about all of these but I did a search for this one: "TelemetryTransform.xsl" and one entry was this below(except I do not have any office program installed form MS, I use Open Office) http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219431%28v=office.15%29.aspx

And this one: "Windows_TelemetryData.xml"
https://www.google.com/search?num=100&safe=off&hl=en&site=webhp&source=hp&q=Windows_TelemetryData.xml&oq=Windows_TelemetryData.xml&gs_l=hp.12...6809.28780.4.29973.3.3.0.0.0.0.82.216.3.3.0.ccynfh...0...1.1.56.hp..14.0.0.0.KGgYvIjDHXA

I am not attempting to install windows 8? at all so why this is coming up is beyond me I am using Win7 64 Pro and... Read more

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Hi guys

Just to get it out of the way, I have already searched the forum for help (and the web),
and I already found a thread in here explaining what to do
write techspot.com in front of /vb/all/windows/t-5750-Access-denied-to-a-folder-merged-with-Partition-Magic.html
(i can't post links because i'm new here)

But, I can't find the freakin' security settings in Partition Magic

I've been looking through them all "general, view, disk, tools and so on"
but anything saying security I cannot find.
Is it me or my partition magic that retarded :-S

I have to admit it's a craked version, but it didn't complain about anything when I typed the serial just -
"thanks for using partition magic and so on"

When I try to access the merged folder this is what comes up
F:\g is not accessible. Access denied.
The same thing a unformattede harddrive would say.
So is it still a security thing?
Or is it my partion magic that needs changing?

Please forgive my newbi-ways

p.s
i'm using XP home edition (from dell) if that helps
 

A:Folder problem with Partition Magic, can't open merged files/folder.

Hi
Although your issue may be easily resolved

TechSpot cannot help with cracked software - as the cracked software may be faulty itself.
Let alone the legal issues

Thread to be CLOSED
 

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I clicked on the Hidden box of Properties for a couple of my folders.

I lost my limited user account folder in the Users folder. How do I get it back?

Thanks,
theAdmiral

A:I lost my limited user account folder icon in Users folder.

You mean you hide it? If that what happened, just change the folder view setting to show up the hidden folders.
Refer here:
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide

If that isn't what happened, then elaborate the situation much more.
Take Care

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Hello I hope you can help, you have before and that was great!

I have had no problems since you last helped me but I ran a Spyware Doctor scan and found around 30,000 .exe files that were obviously some kind of trojan. I tracked them down and found them in the System Volume Information folder where I the system restore points get filed. I went into safe mode, activated permissions to get into the folder and deleted all of the files. This worked for a while then they just reapeared again!

I found somewhere that someone said to just deactivated the system restore service which again worked but hasn't corrected the problem.

I have just run another scan and it again has found over 30,000 files (around 2gb of data) in the RECYCLER folder (which I understand in the deleted files area).

Can you help me firstly get rid of them and help me find what ever it is that is causing these problems and get rid of that forever!

I really rely upon and need my laptop for work and this is seriously slowing things down.

Can someone help?!

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Hey there, mates.

Got this small issue, and can't find an answer. Sorry in advance if it's lame.

I have a setup with Windows 7 Pro and Outlook 2007 Pro. When receiving emails with attached emails and saving those attachments, Outlook always goes to a default folder (Say %userprofile%\Documents). Is there a way to force Olk2007 to point to last location an attachment was saved to? I thought it might be W7 issue, but couldn't get through on that front either. Ideas?

TIA!
 

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All the files exist on a server 2008 R2 NAS shared folder. Our users can copy files from a zipped folder to another non-zipped without issue on their XP workstations.  On the new Windows 7 workstations, neither copy/paste, ctrl+c/ctrl+v, nor
drag and drop move all the selected files to the destination.  The progress popup shows progress and then just disappears without event  nor error.  The destination folder will contain some of the selected files but seldom all.    I
have been able to recreate the problem and have applied several TN posted solutions but the issue remains.  Has this been seen by anyone else?  I am not interested any third party apps or complicated workarounds being my end users are not technical.

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I've had this problem for a few months, just lived with it. In the attached screen shots, you will see I have no folder trees in any of the pop up Add, Move, or Copy pop ups in Explorer and Windows Media Player. I have no clue if this can be restored to show again. This has happened before I upgraded Media Player so it shouldnt be that. I'm thinking Windows Corruption somewhere. I have not and do not have any malware on this machine or any other that I have networked. My system is clean and runs 1000%. Any ideas on how I can restore the folder trees?
 

A:Solved: Folder Tree MISSING from Copy, Move, Add Folder popup

Click start > run > type regsvr32 /i shdocvw.dll and click ok. If you don't see immediate results, reboot.
 

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The Browse For Folder dialog broke for whatever reason and I cant link it to anything specific I have done.

Please see image. The left is what I get, right is what I should see. The issue is some programs I use don't have the box for manually typing the location so I cant use them, I cant select location to save files etc.
Any help fixing this? In what direction I should look?

(Please no reinstall Windows etc. Thanks)

BTW: I have another healthy machine next to me so I could maybe compare registry entries, or files which are different. If anyone knows what I should look for please let me know.

Edit: This is Windows 7 Ultimate x64

A:Browse for Folder dialog broken (Wont display the folder tree at all)

Seems like I was too quick to post. I looked again and found a solution.

I did a SFC /SCANNOW and it works now! Please excuse me for creating another thread with the same issue.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...tml#post806187

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Hi there,

I'm looking for a way to copy a complete folder to another folder when a text file is newer through GPO.
I have the follwing:
T:\folder\123\*.*
T:\'folder\sync.txt
C:\folder\123\*.* 
C:\folder\sync.txt 
1) When the sync.txt file on T:\folder\ is newer then the one on C:\folder\ it needs to completely replace the folder C:\folder\123\*.*  

2) When the folder 123 does not exists in C:\Folder it needs to be copied including the sync.txt file.

Does anyone have a script for this that i can put in a GPO?

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example
xcopy "c:\alpha\aadfw\mainv10\*.*" "d:\folder named todays date" /y/d/e
the batch file needs to create the folder with today's date and then copy to that folder

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I accidentally deleted my RECIPE FOLDER containing several categories of recipes with several files in each folder. I could not find my deleted files in MY Recycle Bin so I recovered my RECIPE FOLDER by restoring my system to an earlier date. Now that I have recovered My RECIPE FOLDER, all my files are now script and cannot be read. These are recipes that I have been collecting for over 8 years. It's a treasure to me. How do I return these script files to normal. My folder was stored on an HP Pavilion Laptop using Windows 7.
Thanks to any helpers on this forum who can assist me.....Carlyle

A:Accidentally deleted a folder in Windows 7 and now restored folder files are script

could you attach an example of one of these files to a post so we can have a look and see whats happened to them for you?

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I have one folder in which I keep all my music. There are 605 items, consisting of both folders and music files.
I sort the folder by "date last saved" so that my newest songs are always at the bottom and the oldest are at the top, after the sub folders

However, whenever I open the folder, windows seems like it is re-searching and rebuilding the cache, taking upwards of 5 seconds in order for the folder to be sorted again.

This only started happening after I reinstalled windows, however that is all that has changed. My music is on another drive, the same drive that it was before I reinstalled.

Why does it keep doing this, and how do I get it to remember how it is sorted?

Attached is a video demonstrating what happens

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Hi I have been facing problem (breaking my head day & night to solve this) with some malware/ spyware kind of thing which is keep on creating the virus files (exe) in the name of parent folder with folder icon. The file size of the created file is 789kb. I have suspected the files regsvr.exe, rundll.exe, winhelp.exe and killed those processes, files from windows-system32 folder & in other places, also removed the startup entry from the registry but eventhough it's starting from next boot, I have scanned my system even in safemode after disabling windows restore.

I am using Symantec Corporate Edition 8.0 with latest updated definitions and Spybot S&D 1.5.2 with fully updated as of today. None of these are identifying the trojan activity. I have also tried online scan thru symantec and trend micro both says no virus. Spybot says there is a spyware "007 spy software" infection it's fixing it, but still no use from next boot onwards any of those three files will start running.

I don't know from where it's coming back after I deleted those files from the system with that names.

it's also creating a autorun.ini (with the code to run the file rundll.exe), copying regsvr.exe in the shared drives and in pen drives.

Since no antivirus is identifying these virus to know the name to get a fix, Iam not able to solve this.

It will be helpfull some one can help me on this issue to solve.

my mail id is [email protected]
 

A:Solved: virus spreading by creating exe in the name of parent folder with the folder

finally I have found the solution for the issue.

1. Turn Off the "System Restore".

Select my computer icon in the desktop and right click then click on properties you will get a window with multiple tabs select the System restore tab and check on the "Turn off system restore".

2. Delete the hidden "SSData" folder in "C:\Windows\System32"

Type the above path in the Run or Windows Explorer, then select it's content or the entire folder and press del key to remove. The above SSData folder will be in hidden.

3. Remove virus startup entries in "MSconfig"

This you must do very careful to avoid problems in loading windows/ other programs

4. Use Symantec Corporate Edition 10.0 to remove viruses

To remove this virus created files in the name of parent folder and virus files you must have the Symantec Corporate Edition 10.0 and above recent versions of Norton products with latest definitions.

Regards

Venkat
 

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A number of C:\ folder icons are showing shortcut-folder hybrid icons...

1) [when] to my knowledge, these hybrid icons are new. But I wouldn't bet that big on my memory.

2) [maybe why?] to the best I can ascertain, they appeared at the same time a number of these files became locked (ownership and permission renewed now) and in fact, after the permissions changes, sometimes the lock icons turned to shortcut-folder icons, again to the best of my ability. (I was copying a large amount of data from a DVD to my hard drive when upon completion, the locks appeared in force).

3) I can do the ownerships and permissions, but [how] is there any chance of doing more than one folder or all at a time?

4) I am interested in either [why?] these shortcut-folder icons appeared, if they did or I am interested in general to know that I can overlook what has been staring me in the face for some time. (Imagine the possibilities...) Most of the still locked folders and other shortcut-folder icons are located WITHIN a recently un/locked shortcut-folder icon folder.

5) [How?] do I 'revert' the folder icons back to plain 'ole folders? if in fact, the mini shortcuts are erroneous and they shouldn't be in their hybrid form.

6) [Attempts so far] I searched this forum and elsewhere and tried to 'customize', 'revert', pick my own icon, and otherwise affect the folders' appearance as outlined with no change despite closing and reopening the Explorer. Which wasn't that surprising because I only... Read more

A:Shortcut-folder hybrid icons???...rel. to post about folder lockouts

Every single folder that gives "Access Denied" is a junction for compatability with old software.
You should not mess with the permissions of these junctions.
See the links in my signature.

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I was hoping to be able to change the default icon for "My Videos" folder. I have renamed it to "Downloads" to use as my download folder. I was hoping to be able to do this without creating a desktop.ini file. I'm hoping it's a registry entry, or failing that, I could change the icon in the dll, but a registry entry would be a lot easier.

Also, the "Recent" folder is never used, and I'd like to hide it from the user\recent list.

I included a picture to make it easier to understand what I'm talking about. I edited out the user name for privacy reasons.

A:Changing My Videos Folder Icon, Hide Recent Folder?

This for recent: Recent Items - Turn On or Off

Is the download folder that was a video folder the preexisting video library? If so: Replace Librarie Icons by bluefisch200 on DeviantArt otherwise right click --> properties --> customisation --> change icon

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Hi Folks, here is the situation -

Running
Windows 2000 SR 1

I recently had to reinstall Windows 2000 to a new partition after some recent OS problems.

The problem now is that I formerly had a directory which I decided to encrypt using Win 2000's new encryption technology.

From what I understand is that the key used to encrypt the folder is based off my old SID. Now that I have reinstalled I am unable to view or delete any of the contents in that folder, even with Local Admin access and full ownership.

I've checked MS kbase and the only recourse would have been if I have used the backup tool to backup the key. Regardless to say I have no backups.

Now it would be nice if i could recover those encrypted files however I would be happy at this time if I could simply delete the whole folder.
I can view the filenames of the files but am unable to view/delete the files.

Any suggestions?

BTW the original WinNT directory has also been deleted.
 

A:Win2000 Server - Encrypted a folder, reinstalled, now cannot decrypt folder

did you ever find any resolution to this issue? I have a sorta/kinda similar situation where Active Directory became corrupt and SID's got cross-linked. Long story short I have the old SID and need to know how to apply it to a new user object in Active Directory. I've searched everywhere without luck on this one.
 

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Hello Friends,

Over the past few days I have noticed that my Folder Properties (Right Click > Properties) doesn't show the 'folder size' or the 'number of files/folders' the folder contains.

In the General Tab of the Folder Properties the following is displayed:

Size : 0 bytes
Size on disk : 0 bytes
Contains: 0 Files, 0 Folders

Everything else works fine. This problem is specific to the folders. In case of files all details are shown as usual.
In fact when I bring my mouse over the folders the tool tips DO show the folder size and also names of files they contain.

Also this is not because of the folder being empty or anything as this problem is for ALL folders invariably including the Windows folder.
I have tried using Command Prompt. The 'dir' command can list the folder size with no problems.
I also have all requisite permissions as I am the admin. Also UAC etc. is in place.

Additional Details: I have no problems moving folders, copy pasting etc. whatsoever and the computer is working totally fine. Only this problem stumps me.

Please help.

A:Folder Properties General Tab doesn't show Folder 'Size', 'Contains'

nomal and annoying behavior of Win 7.

If you really need to know the size of a folder, you can use a powershell script or, easier, for normal-user is:
Use TreeSize Free which is one my favorite little program jewels.
JAM Software - Windows Freeware

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I was using an older slower Toshiba laptop with USB 1.0 and watching a movie using my external hard drive. VLC player glitched while playing the DIVX movie.

When I restarted my computer Windows was attempting to repair the error(s), i paniced, and cold restarted my laptop by holding down the power button.

After the cold restart two folders were corrupted and are now unreadable 32kb files. When i try to open the two files I am presented with the "Choose the program you want to use to open this file:" window.

I have posted this on Yahoo Answers as well and a gentleman suggested the following:


Quote:




hi, there are so many corrupt folder recover on software market, use any one of the recover software.

please try this one simply you copy from the location to another location or any other USB removable drives.

Start --> Run --> (type) cmd (press enter) --> type cd\ (press enter) -->
type your location as command directory like { D:\ and cd yahoo - your folder name} (press enter)
place the command { ' copy ' your folder name ' location '- where you want to paste the folder }

Source(s):
experience





I bought another external hard drive to transfer my files onto and borrowed a brand new HP Laptop from a friend running Windows Vista.

What must i do to fix this!?!?

A:How can i revert a corrupted folder, that is now an unreadable file back to a folder?

Do the "corrupt" folders cause a problem? Does the system still boot and work as normal? If so then simply delete them - they won't copy to anything if they ARE corrupt.

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When I'm in a folder and changes the folder view from, say, List to Extra Large Icons, the folder view changes for all the folders on my computer, which is a royal PITA. Is there any way to change the folder view only in the folder I'm in at the time and leave the setting for the other folders as is? Example: have picture folders set for Extra Large Icons and some document folders set for List and others, Details.

A:Change Folder View Setting from Global to Individual Folder

If this doesn't help I'm not sure what will outside some third party app,
Folder View - Apply to Folders

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Hi Friends,

I have a Zip folder as Y:\test.sql.zip, its updating/modifying daily in the night.
I want a script to extract the Zip folder if and only if the zip file is modified yesterday.

I have a script for unzip a folder from source directory to destination.

"D:\MainScripts\7Zip\7-Zip\7z.exe" x -o"D:\" "Y:\test.sql.zip"

Please Help me!!

A:[SOLVED] Unzip a folder based on the date modified of the folder

cant you use robocopy to make a copy/move the zip to another folder based on date and then unzip?

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i using windows 7 professional , when i use mycompute and navigate throws it. i just click folder in iy. then new folder navigation window open. how to avoid this . help me. Thank you.

A:how to avoid new folder creation when i double click folder in window

In Explorer Folder Options make sure "Launch folder windows in a separate process" in not checked. If you uncheck it make sure to hit "Apply to all Folders" or it will only change the setting for the folder you have open.

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User came in with a receiving email issue and to make a long story short I found that his inbox and all subfolders including sent, junk ect. are subfolders of the trash folder.(deleted Items) I tried to back up, clean(glary utils) and reinstall but the backup reordered the folders the way they were. I will uninstall again and hand build the folders and subs if need be but I was hoping someone here might know a fix before I spend 2 or more hours creating and moving from imported folders (home based company with 33000+ emails)

Any ideas appreciated.

Also noteworthy is that Norton failed after the hearbleed patch and had to be completely removed and reinstalled. the reinstallation of Norton was AFTER trying to repair Outlook.

Thanks
Herb

A:Outlook 2007 inbox has become sub folder of deleted items folder

decided to manually import folders. customer needed machine back asap. oh well, thanks anyway

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Hiii there, I have just locked my personal folder through Priyan's lock but unable to unlock it again. An icon of Control panel is being shown instead of default icon. and when I am opening it, control panel window is shown. What to do? ***email removed*** It will be a great help as this folder contain very important personal documents. Please reply asap.
 

A:Solved: how to unlock folder protected by Priyan's Folder Protect

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Hello everyone.

I'm having some problems with my computer and I was hoping someone would be able to help me out :<

I have folders on my computer which I store lots of images in for artwork resources.

I don't know why it happens, perhaps after I add a new image to the folder or change an existing image and save it, The folder sort of freezes/crashes, I cant click on any of the thumbnails, I cant close the folder, go to File or anything like that, Highlight anything drag nothing.

All it lets me do is minimise, maximise and scroll up and down. It wont even highlight the images/thumbnails when I click on them. I can still get into the files if I open them when I'm already in say photo shop, but I cant open them when I'm in the folder.

In the past I've had to go via Photo shop and re-save all the files from the crashed folder into a new one just so I can actually use the folders normally.

I mean it wont even let me close the folder T_T; it just crashes worse and worse every time I try and do anything until the screen freezes and then I have to re-start my computer.

Re-starting the computer and system restores do nothing the folders stay locked down. I'm actually really upset, as I lost everything from my last computer and it had photos of my mother on the hardrive, my mother has since passed away and they where all I had left. I have a few left on this new computer but I'm so afraid of loosing these last few I have.

I'm on XP, and I've never had a prob... Read more

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Hello, first I want to apologize up front if this topic has already been posted with the problem resolution as well. I have searched throughout the networking and sharing threads but was unable to find what I'm looking for...

I have two computers in my home, a Tower PC and a Laptop both running Windows 7 Home Prem 64bit. Both computers use the same usernames and passwords to log-in to each respective computer locally.
Both PC's are in the same HomeGroup using the same HomeGroup password.

I'm attempting to access the user folder on my laptop remotely from my Desktop. I'm sharing the user folder on the laptop and the permissions are as follows:
Username: Owner
HomeGroup: Read/Write
Everyone: Read/Write --->recently added 'Everyone' in the hope that I'd be able to change the contents of the remote user folder from the desktop... In this case, I'm attempting to rename a folder within the remote user directory..

--When I go to rename the folder within the remote user's folder/directory, I get the following error:

-You need permission to perform this action.
-You require permission from Administrators to make changes to this folder
--Try Again or Cancel buttons are my only choices.

So why is it that I've given read/write permission (on the laptop end) to my user folder for 'HomeGroup' and 'Everyone" but am still unable to remotely rename a folder within that shared folder? I appreciate any help or suggestions you may have to help me through this. Again, I'm... Read more

A:Unable to change folder contents on remote folder in same HomeGroup

Hi Ducey, welcome to Seven Forums.
I trashed HomeGroup and did this, Network Sharing Set Up.pdf

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I had moved 'My Pictures' folder away from C: \Users\username\My Pictures when I first set the computer up and I had it in another partitioned drive (E.

For space reason I wanted to move it back to it's original location above and moved the whole folder across to the C: but instead of having it as a folder in the username folder as it should be I merged it in error with the username folder!

The folder is now named My Pictures and has the path C: \Users\My Pictures\ in the registry. I have (hopefully) attached the properties of the folder which shows that there is no location tab. The network path is shown as \\HOME\Users\username.

How do I clean up the folder back to it's standard user folder detail without the merged detail of My Pictures and I guess the easier part is to create a new My Pictures folder and point the registry to it (as per the detail in the top line).

Please help a newbie!

Cheers

Dan

A:How do I unmerge User folder and 'My Pictures' folder merged in error

Have you tried a System Restore back to a date prior to doing what you did? That MAY fix it.

System Restore can be accessed from Start/Programs/Accessories/System Tools

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I have a Windows XP SP2 laptop, that has offline folder's enabled for users My documents folder. The laptop is within a corporate environment, fully MS patched, Symantec AV, all up to date and anti-Spam installed. Finally it is configured for French language, as that is where its based.
However since yesterday, they have reported that strange folder names are automatically appearing. i have cleared out these folders from the associated win3k users folder, had him re-synced, and all appeared ok yesterday. But today, these files are back again and sync now fails completely.
Has anyone any ideas what to try now?
Thanks in advance.
 

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I had podcasts on my hard drive that I imported and added to library in iTunes and it put most of them in the podcast library. But it put some in the movie library and I cannot get them in the podcast library where I want them. Please help.

Thanks
 

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I had a crash and the operating system had to be restored non-destructively. The backup operation saved the Microsoft Outlook .pst file. I have now recovered all the e-mails but the Contacts folder is "empty" when looking for an address. The Contacts folder (as well as the Calendar folder) also does not appear in the list of folders in the Navigation Pane. If I attempt to export a comma separated file (DOS) from the Personal Folders, the "Contacts" folder appears in the window when browsing for the folder to export. If I export that file, all the contacts are there complete with all the addresses when viewed as an Excel file. Any suggestions on how to integrate the contacts into the Personal folder without having to recreate a contact file manually from the Excel file? Cheers, Wondering Willy
 

A:Solved: No Contacts folder in Personal Folder Microsoft Outlook

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I got a virus on my pc, and the windows foulder became a hidden system foulder
I then scanned it with norton, it removed the virus, and now it wants me to reboot, is it safe to reboot?

A:Virus made the windows folder a hidden system folder

go ahead reboot. also do a full scan with Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware PRO removes malware including viruses, spyware, worms and trojans, plus it protects your computer malware bytes free version and post back

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