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Date Added: 10/17/2023
If you have an extra "System Volume Information" folder, which can happen if you just finished using robocopy to copy the root of a drive to a different drive's subfolder, you may get an error when you try to delete it because it is marked as a System folder that even Administrator is not allowed to delete. If you are sure the folder is not needed anymore, here is how to delete it: 1) Open a command prompt as Administrator. 2) "dir" to the location containing the target "System Volume Information" folder. 3) run these commands: takeown /f "System Volume information" /a /r /d y icacls "System Volume information" /t /c /grant administrators:F System:F everyone:F rd /s /q "F:\System Volume information"
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