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Windows 7: duplicate users and programs files created on separate drive

24 Feb 2014   #1
Bubblegum Tate

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit sp1
 
 
mystery duplicated users and programs files created on separate drive

Hi, I have an odd problem where contents on my C: drive seem to be duplicated on another drive. 28.2 gb worth. I bought this extra drive several months ago for storage and I haven't used it much. Now I do want to use it and I see all these weird duplicate files and folders on it.

I make routine backups with Macrium on another drive so I don't know what's going on. I'm wondering how I can determine if I can throw these files away without harming my Windows 7 installation. I put all the duplicate files/folders in new folder called 'hide me'. Is there a way I can lock this 'hide me' folder so that upon boot Win7 can't see it? Then I'll know if I can delete all this stuff. Thanks.




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24 Feb 2014   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

If it's a separate drive, disconnect it.
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