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One of my folder is converted into recycle bin how to turn it back when i click on that folder it opens recycle bin and shows the recycle bin contents.
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My folder is not showing any customization tab to change the setting it shows recycle bin properties.
folder is behaving like Recycle bin.
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Open recycle bin then right click on that folder and restore it?

tell me how that works for you.
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i think u r not getting wht i am saying i had sent u screen shoot. i will tell u wht problem i m facing .. one of my E:drive folder which contains my data has converted into recycle bin and now i m not able to access that when i click over that it redirects to recycle bin and shows me everything of recycle bin and whn u click on folder property it again show me recycle bin property...Plz see my screenshot and tell me the solution.,
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ok I understand, theres a free program called Recurva and its found here http://www.filehippo.com/download_recuva/

Once you install that just right click on the file and click restore. That should restore the folder to it's normal state.

Tell me how did it go.
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No i dont want to recover my deleted items (Recuva is Windows utility to restore files that have been accidentally deleted from your computer.)

Please read my Question and Answer.
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Anybody answer to My Question.
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I found it

Lets hope this helps, the extension disappears when you put it in and the folder is converted into recycle bin.

Just rename the file into CMD prompt as the website below explains:

http://www.thehackerslibrary.com/?p=21

let me know as soon as you rename.
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If you drag and drop the folder on the command prompt you might be able to see its real name if thats the problem.
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Thanks Exoticus, it worked and if it is system hidden folder then u may use to unhide by .

how to unhide system folder help !!!

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try this go to command prompt

start--->run--->cmd.exe <enter>
you'll see a black screen with cursor blinking
go to the drive where you need to un-hide folders suppose your pen drive is L:
so you'll type below things
L: <enter>
attrib -r -h -s *.* <enter>

That's it. Did you see the folder ?

Let us all know.


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