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Windows 7: Very strange issue.

28 Jun 2011   #1

32 bit Windows 7
 
 
Very strange issue.

I have two HDD attached to my PC.
Here is my HDD with my C:\Documents and settings\Momchil folder which is my user name on the computer.


And here is the exact same folder and directory in the other HDD G:\ which I NEVER attached to my computer!!! NEVER!


I don't have a reason to lie you and copy all my user system files to the other HDD. What we have here is some very strange bug of some kind. G\D&S is actually C\D&S... But why it seems like it is all in the other HDD I don't know...

The D&S folders had Deny to read rule applied to Everyone.

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28 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

are you sure you have NEVER put that disk before???? also... it may be pausible that you have a RAID 1 setup mirrored all your data onto the other hard drive....
just a remote possibility..... :-?
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28 Jun 2011   #3

32 bit Windows 7
 
 

I've never used raid on my computer and I also saw these same folders on at least one another hard disk drive. I think this happens when both hdd use windows 7. But after connecting the new hdd my pc doesn't have time even to copy this 4-5 gb of information or even more counting the other folders. They are literally located only in C but on the other drive (not mine) this seems like a shortcut with fake destination...
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28 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Please provide a screenshot of your Disk Management configuration.
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28 Jun 2011   #5

32 bit Windows 7
 
 

Here it is
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28 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

I can tell you why. YOU ARE NOT SUPPOSE to have access to "Documents and Settings" it is NOT a folder. There is a very good reason why all of the Junctions used for compatibility give an "Access Denied" message.

Why...why is this so hard to grasp?! I feel like a broken record.
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28 Jun 2011   #7

32 bit Windows 7
 
 

And what is it if not a folder? I know it points to the folder Users and shows it content but this happened in Vista and/or Windows 7! It wasn't featured in XP. Why it shows my users folder with the letter G then if there is already a folder with that name in G drive and it has different FILES/FOLDERS. In XP also Documents and Settings is a folder where the Users folder is located!
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28 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

IT IS A JUNCTION, that points to C:\Users. Do you understand? The path is hardcoded in the Junction. It wasn't featured in Windows XP because Windows XP didn't use C:\Users it used C:\Documents and Settings to store user profile and user data. In Windows Vista and 7, Documents and Settings is only there to fix broken applications.

Furthermore, Windows Vista/7 are and will never be Windows XP, thank god.
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28 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

crap/// its a trojan.... i have had this kind of trojan before...
it looks like a foldar cause it has the icon but in actual it is a trojan with a .exe extention that opens the windows explorer and sends information off the internet....
just to confirm this run command prompt
type :
g:\ ENTER
dir/w ENTER
see if the folder (what u think is a folder) comes up as an exe file... if it does then its ok... else post a screen shot for both g and c drives here... :P
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28 Jun 2011   #10

32bit: XP, Win7 H.P. / 64bit: 2008R2, Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Several flavors of Linux
 
 

EDIT: my original reply may be inaccurate - deleted

Regards,
GEWB
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