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Windows 7: Folders that have files in them say that they are empty

21 Sep 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional x64
Folders that have files in them say that they are empty

Recently, some folders have started showing that they are empty when I try to open them. These folders opened fine a couple of days ago. When I check the properties, it shows that there are still files and when I search I can find the files and it says that they are in the proper folder. When I go to the folder by going through Computer...Users... and so on until I get to the videos, they are there, but when I try to go to my videos folder through libraries, they aren't there.

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21 Sep 2014   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

try this--pull power from machine (disconnect from power strip, wall, whatever) wait about 1 minute--plug it back in--turn it on--if prompted choose 'start windows normally'--when fully booted--see if problem is gone
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22 Sep 2014   #3

Windows 7 Pro 32

See this, maybe it's related to your problem: Libraries - Restore Default
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