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Windows 7: Windows 7 File Copy: Can't Find Skipped Files

04 Apr 2010   #1
RKnecht17

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Windows 7 File Copy: Can't Find Skipped Files

Hello everyone. I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite with Windows 7 installed. I have never used 7, and upon copying files from an external drive to the C: drive I encountered an error stating that one of the folder names was too long. It gave me a couple of options, and I chose "skip." Unfortunately, it doesn't seem that it just skipped the folder. I can't find it anywhere, either on the external drive where I had copied it from or on the C: where I was trying to copy it. If anyone has any idea where these files are I would greatly appreciate it, as I could not find a temporary location or anything else of that sort.


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04 Apr 2010   #2
richc46

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Welcome

Try this: In search, type several unique words that would be found in the folders. Maybe the entire title or a name of a special location, etc.
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04 Apr 2010   #3
RKnecht17

Windows 7
 
 

I gave that a couple of shots based on things I thought were in the folders, but it doesn't seem to be finding any of them. Any other ideas?
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04 Apr 2010   #4
richc46

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Hi

I have suggested this to others with success.

DmitryBrant.com DiskDigger
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04 Apr 2010   #5
RKnecht17

Windows 7
 
 

Alright I'm going to give that a shot, thanks.
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04 Apr 2010   #6
richc46

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Your very welcome,

What I am waiting for is Thanks it worked. Lets hope.

Make a system restore point first.
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04 Apr 2010   #7
RKnecht17

Windows 7
 
 

My friend, you are the man. It's finding files I didn't even realize I still had. Thanks for everything, have a good holiday.
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04 Apr 2010   #8
richc46

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Same to you buddy. In a different way, I am just as happy as you. Take care.
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