Windows 10: Huge folders have turned into 0 byte files after upgrade. (Screenshot)

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  1.    02 Dec 2015 #11

    It's kinda disastrous in the sense that I have over 200gb of games using up space and I can't figure out how to free it back up. You wouldn't happen to know if some sort of...aggressive permission manager or symlink restoration program that works on Windows 10 would you?
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  2.    03 Dec 2015 #12

    Hi, ok, to delete things you can't delete from within Windows you have various options:
    1. Use a boot disk and delete when running that.
    2. Try Emco Move On Boot (it also deletes on boot) (free)

    Your boot disk could be Win 10 installation e.g; navigate thru troubleshooting to a command prompt. Or it could be one of the freely downloadable boot CDs (provided your PC is configured appropriately to boot from external media- harder if UEFI).
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  3.    03 Dec 2015 #13

    For some reason I forgot all about boot discs lol, thank you Syu much for the reminder, there's this awesome bootdisc toolkit I used to use that should still exist. I just need to remember the name now. Falling all else I could just use a Linux CD, which should link everything that is not linked properly in Windows.
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