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Windows 7: Windows Backup makes unwanted folders on all drives, want deleted

26 Aug 2013   #1
kaleb1124

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 
Windows Backup makes unwanted folders on all drives, want deleted

I've had my machine for quite some time now, and I just now got my hard drive set up for Windows backup. When I go to the root of a hard drive, not just my backup HDD, but every external and internal hard drive (other than the bootable), there will be an empty folder labeled, "Music." I have no idea where this came from, or why I don't have permissions to delete it. I am the administrator of the machine, and have full access to the root and subfolders.

I used cmd with elevated privileges to delete the folder off one drive at some point, but came back as soon as Windows Backup was ran. I'm at a loss, any help is appreciated. Thanks.




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26 Aug 2013   #2
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

Did, you, by any chance, backup your music files?
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26 Aug 2013   #3
kaleb1124

Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
 
 

On a different computer, yes, but that computer is long gone. And if I did include music in the backup, wouldn't the folder have content? There's one folder inside of the "Music" folder, and it's named "CD's."
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26 Aug 2013   #4
redfang337

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

try disableing windows backup, deleting it, and turning it back on, maybe that'll do the trick
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