Re: System Volume Information
From: pete (anonymous_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2004 16:58:44 -0700
Hey Kelly, I checked "show hidden files and folders" +
unchecked "hide protected operating system files
(recommended)". But I still don't have access to System
Volumn Info. Is something else wrong?
>To show System Volume Information
>Go to: Windows Explorer/Tools/Folder Options/View/Show
Hidden File and
>Uncheck Hide Protected Operating System Files.
>Then go to: C:\System Volume Information
>How to Gain Access to the System Volume Information Folder
>But the way to fix your problem is to create a restore
point and then use
>the Disk Cleanup to delete all but the last restore
point. The virus will be
>gone, if your virus checker already deleted it from your
>To do so:
>Right click your Root drive/Properties/Disk Cleanup ...
let it run. Then
>click on More Options/System Restore/Clean up.
>All the Best,
>Microsoft-MVP Windows® XP
>2004 Windows MVP "Winny" Award
>Troubleshooting Windows XP
>"Ed H" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I was running the latest Ad-aware SE and it was scanning
one of my logical
>>drives, came to a folder called F:\System Volume
>>number) which had some files in it and the scan took a
loooong time for
>>these files. I tried to search the file (I set the view
to see system
>>files) but explorer says it is empty. I tried to open it
but it says access
>>denied. What is all of this? SP2 related?
>> Ed H
>> Dell Dimension 4550, WinXP Home SP2
>> 60 Gig. HD, 512 DDR, Pentium IV 2.40 GHz.