No data showing in folder

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No data showing in folder

#1 Post by richton »


I've been trying to copy and paste a folder from an external hdd onto my internal hdd without success. Analysing the hdd and listing all data shows the folder, but testdisk says that it contains no data (see attached testdisk image - highlighted row). This is not the case. Navigating through windows explorer to the folder on the external shows that there is over 2.2gb of data in the folder.

Any idea of why this is the case and how I can get the folder off my external?

Thanks in advance
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Re: No data showing in folder

#2 Post by remy »

Your picture doesn't tell there's nothing inside, try to go in it with right arrow.