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  • Question

  • hi in my laptop in every hard disc drive files two unwanted files ---$RECYCLE.BIN  AND  System volume information   are automatically generated which can not deleted by me.

    please help me

    Thursday, November 8, 2012 1:52 AM


  • Hi,

    Those are Microsoft windows required folders.  The Recycle Bin is where the system puts the files you delete.  System Volume Information contains other metadata about the partition it exists on.  Both of them are marked as hidden system files.  Apparently the settings for Windows Explorer have been changed on your system so you can now see hidden and superhidden (hidden+system) files and folders.

    You can change the settings so you can no longer see these files again by opening Windows Explorer, clicking on Organize -> Folder and search options.  In the resulting dialog box, select the View tab, then check ‘Hide protected operating system files’ and under Hidden files and folders, select the ‘Don’t show hidden files, folders or drives’

    Hope this help you.

    Thanks & Best Regards.

    Mohammed Imtiyaz Ali

    • Marked as answer by Kim Zhou Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3:43 AM
    Thursday, November 8, 2012 10:25 AM