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External hard drive missing/hidden files

by cabel2407 / March 30, 2012 6:03 AM PDT

I am travelling at the moment and am putting my photos on a external hard drive. I just put the hard drive into a new computer and when I went to view the files I could see all the folders for about 5 seconds though a generic, non-specific icon was given not the normal folder icon and then they all disappeared. The space that it took up on the hard drive is still not free, so are they hidden/lost? Is there a way I can get them back?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 30, 2012 6:06 AM PDT
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