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C:\System Volume Information

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Ised8u, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. Ised8u

    Ised8u A Quiet Place

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    I am having trouble finding this file. There does not seem to be a C:\System Volume Information file. i have tried the search for file option as well. I ran webroot spysweeper and this file came up as spyware. The information regarding the removal on the web was insufficient and in fact there were no registry entries that I could locate. Any info on getting rid of this file would greatly be appreciated. FYI i did turn of the safe restore option last week and do not know if that is why i cant find the file????



    C:\System Volume Information\_restore{129201FA-B0AC-49B3-96B2-DEB8B91E727B}\RP137\A0040997.exe"
     
  2. fastvfr

    fastvfr Ancient Tech

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    Start> Settings> Control Panel> Folder Options> View...

    Then tick "Show Hidden System Files and Folders", click Apply and OK.

    Just remember to reverse this once you are done playing.

    Good luck!
     

  3. neeko

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    The system will not allow you to enter the sys volume info folder.
     
  4. Glock Bob

    Glock Bob Snack Attack!!!

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    You can see it in My Computer by:

    Tools
    Folder Options...
    View tab
    [uncheck] Hide protected operating system file (Recommended)
    Yes
    Ok

    However, you cannot actually enter into it while Windows is running. To get to it do the above task (make it visible), then run a Restore Console from your Windows CD (like you're installing Windows again, but press R for Restore Console when prompted). You can then edit the folder, but be sure to make a backup of all files within the folder using the Console before you mess with the originals. Make a temperary folder somewhere else on the HDD (or another HDD or jump drive) to hold the backup files.
     
  5. proguncali

    proguncali 1911-2004 CLM

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    Best thing to do is build an ultimate boot CD and clean up what you need to...