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My external G:/ drive has folders under a series of categories, as for example:

G:/Fantasy/A Dec and G:/Fantasy/A Jan -- among others.

I was looking at some items in one of these folders, and went back to recheck an item, but I only saw G:/Fantasy/A Dec but the other folder, G:/Fantasy/A Jan was not there!

I checked the Recycle bin, but I hadn't deleted it.

How can I find where this folder went to, and how do I get it back to where it is supposed to be???

This is very perplexing, and I will be so grateful for any help you can offer!

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Re: Help! A folder disappeared from one of my drives!

See what the TREE command shows for drive g:

Bring up an Admin cmd prompt -
START | type cmd.exe | RIGHT-click on cmd.exe | select "Run as Administrator" | paste -
Code:
[FONT=Lucida Console]tree g:\ /a > 0 & start notepad 0[/FONT]
A Notepad will open with the results.

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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Re: Help! A folder disappeared from one of my drives!

THANK YOU EVER SO MUCH! :dance:

Not only did I find the missing folder, which I had accidentally dragged and dropped into an obscure sub-folder, but I also found an old grocery list, rabies tag information for a dog that died in 1998, and warranty information for my new Sennheiser CX-200 ear plugs! Not to mention all the misplaced, misfiled, redundant and repetitious detritus that somehow landed up there!

Amazing the things you can find with a TREE file command. Excellent way to get a drive cleaned up. I will definitely keep this trick for future use.

I am much indebted to techsupportforum for the quality of the help I always get here!

AGAIN, THANK YOU!

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