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Windows 7: Can't delete directory on external hard drive

30 Sep 2012   #1
MarshallAbrams

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit
 
 
Can't delete directory on external hard drive

I have an external 1 TB hard drive. Its usually connected to an XP machine, but I can move it to a Win 7 machine. I am unable to delete a directory. I got a hint to try using the CMD window. The top of the dir list is:
Quote:
K:\>dir /X
Volume in drive K is 1TB HD
Volume Serial Number is 4C4B-7197
Directory of K:\
02/19/2012 05:24 PM C48751~1 c4875175e0c4f6a4c9b824264d
03/30/2012 08:31 AM ENTERT~1 Entertainment
I tried deleting the first directory using both long and short name. It won't go away. Any ideas?


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W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

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