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Windows 7: When file is deleted from main directory it is also deleted from sub

05 Nov 2015   #1
Carthusian

windows 7 32 bit
 
 
When file is deleted from main directory it is also deleted from sub

Hello All,
I've never seen this happen before.
I have a main directory with 80 files in it. I created 8 sub-directories under the main directory and put 10 files in each one. I then went back to the main directory and deleted the 80 files that are there. The files I deleted from the main directory were also deleted from the sub-directories! I had to restore everything from the recycle bin! Why did this happen?
Thanks,
Carthusian


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05 Nov 2015   #2
Ztruker

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Sounds like what you actually did was create links in the sub directories to the 80 file sin the main directory rather than actually copy the files? Just a guess, may be completely wrong.
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