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Windows 7: Windows compression issue

11 Jul 2018   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
Windows compression issue

So, for one of the windows drive I had "Compress this device to save disk space" option selected. I created a folder in the disk to copy paste images from my camera. I pasted close to 380 images (4 -5 MB each) + 6 videos (200 MB).

However because of compression thing, images icon is blue in color. Also now each image appear to have size of 3.2 GB while size on disk is 4 KB, Also nothing opens? I checked later that it is also 'active' drive for my computer although the OS files are in C drive. (strange, never changed it)

Please help, some really important pictures there.

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11 Jul 2018   #2
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3

Hi adixit, welcome to Seven Forums,

The fact that the images are blue is normal to show that they are compressed files.
Have you tried right-clicking one of them and opening it with something like 7-Zip?

I hope this helps!
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