Mounted Drives with recycle bin...access denied

Posted on 2003-03-13
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Last Modified: 2010-04-13
Windows 2000 with several harddrives.
The problem is when a drive is mounted in a NTFS folder, files can be created and deleted properly. Folders, however cannot. Folders can be created, renamed, even moved to a different drive. But they cannot be deleted! If the drive is accessed through a mounted drive letter, the folder can be deleted without any problem.

How can I delete folders on a drive mounted only in a NTFS folder? Without disabling the recycle bin?
I have all the lastest updates, at least I think I do.
I have not tried WINXP. If you try it on XP, let me know.
Anyone have any suggestions.
Question by:Gurru
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Try this and see if it helps :)


Keep us posted and good luck :)

Dawne aka Pcbrat

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Is this fixed in XP?

Thanks! I guess I was searching for the wrong key words in the Knowledge Base.

The SHIFT+DELETE "work around" should take care of it.
It was just one of those things that was really annoying.
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I dont know for sure but I think it is still a probelm with .NET/2003 server.

I found only this

And no mention of deleting folders in XP or 2003 server.

Good luck though and keep us posted :)


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