System Volume Info & Recycle Folder


  1. Posts : 63
    Windows 7 / 64
       #1

    System Volume Info & Recycle Folder


    System Volume Info & Recycle Folder are suddenly showing up in my external USB Drive. How can I delete these?

    Thanks
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  2. eLPuSHeR's Avatar
    Posts : 2,233
    Windows 10 Home x64
       #2

    Nevermind those folders. They will get recreated by Operating System anyway, even if you delete them. I might be wrong though.
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  3. Try3's Avatar
    Posts : 4,577
    Windows 10 Home x64 Version 1909 Build 18363.900
       #3

    Windows creates these folders on external drives as hidden system folders so perhaps your "suddenly" comment actually indicates that you have recently changed your File explorer, Folder options to display these items.

    Denis
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  4. Bree's Avatar
    Posts : 15,937
    10 Home x64 (2004) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       #4

    In addition, $RECYCLE.BIN is only created for an HDD, external usb sticks just get a hidden System Volume Information folder.
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