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July 14, 2012 2:14:42 PM

I am new here and I made a thread about issues with my D drive in the CPU board but it seems to have been deleted or moved.

Anyway I am using windows 7 and I recently cleaned up my C drive as it was getting full, I deleted files and moved some to my D drive. There were no issues really until I changed the name of one of my folders which I transfered to the D drive. This folder is inside another folder with other folders and contain graphic design work so it is important.

Basically I cannot open any files in this folder or the folder it is in etc. Every other folders in my D drive are fine, I don't get it. I am doing a full scan now and have been for about 90 minutes and it is 13% complete.

Also if I try to open the shortcut I have on my desktop to the folder the same thing happens, it pauses before I can open a file, then the screen goes black gives me a message that I have screen saved and then returns back to normal. Even if I right click the folder and look at the roperties this can happen..

Mods, if you are going to delete or move this again please let me know where it has gone, thanks Tom

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July 14, 2012 3:08:23 PM

You know what is funny, earlier as I was deleting folders from my C drive I loked up about owning a folder, yet I have not tried it on this one yet. I will give it a try. Also for the past week or so my net/adobe programs etc have been not responding for about 10-30 seconds when opening or changing sometimes. Thanks for the reply.
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July 14, 2012 3:08:28 PM

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July 14, 2012 3:15:35 PM

Again thanks for the reply. I know that the files have not been erased as I have glimpsed at the folders before getting the boot. So if that is the case what do you suggest? The thing is with me is I know a lot about graphic design etc, but little about actual HTML and computing lol. I will also first try to take ownership of the file and see what goes down. BTW, my virus scanner is at 19% and has a detection, not 'suspicious' or 'warning' or 'hidden' but a file has ben detected.
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July 14, 2012 3:22:17 PM

well if you have difficulty accessing the files in windows I recommend booting from an Ubuntu or a Fedora LiveCD. then you can access your documents and save them to an external usb thumbdrive or hard disk.
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July 14, 2012 3:44:45 PM

Already have them on USB, but it is just annoying you know, trying to open this one folder that contains multiple folders that are important. ATM I am a little tipsy by the way so all of the processes above I cannot complete, maybe even when sober, I am not too skilled with computing, just designing and using the programs for it.
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July 14, 2012 11:12:31 PM

Seeing as I have just woken up at 6am soberish and wthout a hangover, I am going to try this. I have the original files on my USB because I backed it all up about 3 days ago. I will delete the corrupt files and then replace them with the 3 days old ones... Maybe it will work who knows.
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July 14, 2012 11:28:09 PM

Nope, could not even delete the folder. I tried running the testdisk to recover files but it says this 'The program can't start because cygwin1.dll is missing from your computer' what does that mean?
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July 14, 2012 11:42:19 PM

And also I just tried taking ownership of the folders/files, did not work. I really have no clue to why this is happening?
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