1.    30 Nov 2016 #1
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    I compressed my whole hardrive (Need Help)


    I compressed my main computer's hard drive. Now there is a blue shrink icon on all of my files, even after I download something new. Does anyone know how to undo this?

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  2.    30 Nov 2016 #2
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    That is Program Files folder. It should not be a great issue if compressed. Downloads tend to go to a different folder. Try booting into safe mode and uncompress your drive.
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  3.    30 Nov 2016 #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by eLPuSHeR View Post
    That is Program Files folder. It should not be a great issue if compressed. Downloads tend to go to a different folder. Try booting into safe mode and uncompress your drive.
    It's not only Program Files, it's everything

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  4.    30 Nov 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by eLPuSHeR View Post
    That is Program Files folder. It should not be a great issue if compressed. Downloads tend to go to a different folder. Try booting into safe mode and uncompress your drive.
    Oh sorry, It worked now. I uncompressed the drive by going to properties and unchecked the 'Compress disk to save space' and it worked. It didn't work last time for some reason.
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