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THANK YOU! Used up hours attempting to get SyncToy to produce an "echo" (mirror copy) an kept coming up short by a few GB with no indication of there being anything amiss. Reply Evelin March 22, 2012 at 9:30 am Nice tip. backups), as described by Gina Trapani at Lifehacker (and by yours truly a couple of years back when it was still at v1.2). Source

Quand tu auras un moment et si cela t'intéresse, alors merci de t'y consacrer.Voici le log de SyncToy : http://cjoint.com/?CBovFVGIwl6Cordialement.Tolia 59 Haut PapyNet ***** Messages : 481 Enregistré le : 21 avr. 2008 Reply Chris Hoffman May 17, 2012 at 1:22 am It's worked fine on W7 for me, but I suppose problems don't surprise me. Those guys RULE! Elevated Sky December 10. 2008 11:19 I actually tried this and it didn't work.

Now I can't get whatever it is out of the recycle bin because it's invisible, and I can't empty the recycle bin when I put other stuff in there. THESE ARE VITAL TO MAKING THIS WORK. Fysh Moderator 29-Jan-2011 14:58 #5 It should be fine for that - the System Volume Information directories and files like pagefile.sys or hiberfil.sys are OS-related files/directories, and can't normally be manipulated Maybe it’s time to take it off our Best Of page and add FreeFileSync?

diego April 9. 2009 07:51 Thanks a lot! Reply Malcolm April 12, 2015 at 6:31 pm Thanks for the info. Reply Help!I'mSyncing! I've had two files stuck in a folder for months that I hadn't been able to get rid of.

All rights reserved. thanks ggeorgi April 8. 2009 03:53 thx a lot....>,< this solution is great pae April 9. 2009 02:30 But,something DID work..like a magic..after goin’ thru d agony of watchin’ that irritating shashi August 3. 2009 08:06 Thanks a ton for posting this article. C:\Temp\SomeFile.txt becomes \?\C:\Temp\SomeFile.txt) which I discovered after reading this blog post about long paths in .NET.

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I had this "ghost" and looking for solution a month now..... However your solution beautfully deletes them (and creates them too !!) One thing I would add, is that instead of using two "" at the end of each command line, just Weird, I'm blaming apple! Thanks a bunch!

I have had sync exceptions for SyncToy due to long file names. http://netlookmag.com/synctoy-error/synctoy-error-log-9-log.html When I try to preface a path with \\?\ it says the following.CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories.=( Johnny October 6. 2008 21:51 Exactly what's been tried thus Thanks again! The name is just a normal name..

command prompt lists it's directory like soc:\documents and settings\eric>you must remember to use the command cd\ firsteg. Not able to select/deselect items. I've been using SyncToy for backing up several TBs of data over several (mostly external) HDs. have a peek here i can get rid of those files..

I was having problems with a folder in Program files.It was called "Mafia" but there was another folder also called "Mafia". Thanks for the suggestion about Global settings.xml file Tony Reply Chris Hoffman June 23, 2012 at 6:56 pm It's sadly pretty typical for open source software -- the program is reliable Eric Moran December 30. 2008 12:20 If you want the simplest way to delete this type of file, download Unlocker- http://ccollomb.free.fr/unlocker/index.htmWorked within a matter of seconds and deleted 3 files off

I scanned with anti-virus, Spybot Search & Destroy, and Threat Fire, just to make absolutely sure I hadn´t somehow picked up a rootkit or virus/spyware.

Greg March 20. 2009 16:13 Hi there, I had a problem deleting a folder created by a program --- I tried the above but this did not work for me (I Each application can check whether files have changed by examining their date (faster) or by their contents (slower, but can be more accurate). I believe it works on Windows, too. It works perfectly well.

No context menu in filelists. del "filepath" or rd "filepath")Thanks!! Keksich July 1. 2009 09:04 Unlocker doesn't help either. Check This Out They are harmless and never personally identify you.

XD Janie October 30. 2008 19:33 Thanks! When I try to preface a path with \\?\ it says the following.CMD does not support UNC paths as current directories.=(Exactly what’s been tried thus far…C:\>del \\?\C:\Documents and Settings\Desktop\Maps\The Gate dvdrip(ironeddie)Divx[1].avi.The You are smarter than the MS guys :) Ravi August 3. 2009 16:09 I know this conversation is over a year old, but I had to reply: Tech Guy, you are Ben May 26. 2009 10:59 Thanks Keith, that worked perfectly.

The last release was over 2 and a half years ago. No context menu in filelists. Download Information File Size 3.46MB File Name SyncToySetupPackage_v21_x64.exe Popularity Total Downloads 13,556 Downloads Last Week 1 Pricing License Model Free Limitations Not available Price Free Add to my list Report a You, my friend are awesome; your method worked perfectly.

I too was told by my IT department there was no way to remove the files and evene if they rebuilt my hard drive there was no GRT they would go tc November 5. 2009 07:13 I finally did it. Figure A Depending upon your skill level, you might be intimidated by the interface, but the tool is much easier to use than it looks. (Click the image to enlarge.) Then, I've been using SyncToy which ridiculously cannot do this.

arrI looked everywhere for a solution and it still didn't work, I tried the whole ending explorer process way and even downloaded some applications to do the job, but nothingSame as It was a firewall setting of AES-128 encryption that was mucking up the copy. At last, after several months, I could delete an annoying file thanks to your precious advice. Unfortunately, several readers experience other problems with SyncToy -- it doesn't look supported anymore.

Not even one at a time let alone multiple items.