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Windows 10 Missing Folders

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Hi

I'm attempting to remove a partition from a HDD so I only have 1 partition not  2  see pic
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Using Xcopy I started to copy the data to another disk this run out of Memory so I'm now using FolderMatch

Xcopy cmd was something like

@ N:\
md Areeya (Drive name to be backed up)

cd Areeya

Xcopy E:\ /s

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In widows Explorer I cannot see a folder "Areeya" unless I type "N:\Areeya" in the explorer bar
I can then see all subfolders

Example properties of a subfolder

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in a CMD window I get  

N:\>attrib
File not found - N:\*.*

N:\>attrib Areeya
A  SH                N:\Areeya

N:\>

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I think that means A => Archive S=> System H=> Hidden ??

Any suggestions how to make this folder visible in Windows Explorer? I have Show Hidden files ticked!

I'm hopping once I've copied all the data over I can remove both partitions and convert it back to Basic

I can then copy the data back again
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Commented:
Did you apply these steps?
  1. Open File Explorer from the taskbar.
  2. Select View > Options > Change folder and search options.
  3. Select the View tab and, in Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives and OK.

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Commented:
Yes!
I said this was ticked in opening question
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Then go to your directory by:
cd yourdir
And apply there:
attrib -H -S /D /S

Or in the same cmd (run it as Administrator always) type:
attrib -h -r -s /s /d "location of the drive letter:" \*.*

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Thanx
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Glad to help!

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