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Can't create folders on storage drives using Windows 7

Q: Can't create folders on storage drives using Windows 7

I recently built this computer see other a thread on building a PC using Windows on a ssd drive and I used my sata drives for storage audio video The other drives folders using Can't 7 storage create Windows on drives are from my old system and they were set up for RAID I re-formatted the drives but now they automatically create a system info folder and a recycle bin folder I don t know why but Can't create folders on storage drives using Windows 7 I can t create a folder on these drives They are patitioned NTFS Does this have something to do with the RAID configuration from my old system I need to create folders to manage my projects but it will not allow it Also I installed Norton on the system I am using the internet for downloading programs I need once everything is going smooth I will no longer access the web with this PC The Norton has an error on it and when I try to fix it it gets stuck on trying to optimize the storage disk E My SSD is drive C with a partition D for B U the next drive is E Does anyone know what I am doing wrong Thanks to anyone who can speak to this problem nbsp

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A: Can't create folders on storage drives using Windows 7

Which RAID Configuration are you in? I think you may have have it set up incorrectly. Depending on what RAID you are using will depend on how your drives can be used. Let us know what RAID you are running which you should be able to find this in your RAID control panel when you boot into it. Thanks.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cant-create-folders-on-storage-drives-using-windows-7.200888/
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Hi all Weird problem that s driving me insane - If I put an external USB drive I ve tried a gb quot gb brand new USB key gb friend s USB key to Able folders USB drives not but files create on into my Dell D XP laptop I am unable to do any update activity on files So the following doesn t work right click select New - gt Able to create folders but not files on USB drives Text Document renaming a file touch a file using Cygwin copying a file from the internal drive to the USB drive If I try I get Unable to create file blahblah Access is denied Copying a file to the USB key gives me quot Cannot copy blah blah Access is Denied Make sure the disk is not full or write protected quot and that the file is not currently in use I ve tried all sorts of files and I get the same error But these will work leading me to believe it s not a write-protect problem Right click select New - gt Folder rename folders even if they contain Able to create folders but not files on USB drives files mkdir a folder from Cygwin All the things in the list about the doesn t-work list on another Windows laptop Can anyone think of where I can start looking to see where the problem is coming from Thanks in advance Michael nbsp

A:Able to create folders but not files on USB drives

What are your computers specs and Operating System?
 

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Hello Firstly I apologise because I know there is so much written about this subject However at the same time when one cannot find the solution after literally share create Help regular LAN drives/folders to to not Home - a hours one must get help I have thrown the towel in as they say put the white flag up and here Help to create a regular LAN to share drives/folders - not Home I am I have PC's all with Win Pro I have access to web via cable via a CG router All boxes belong to same named 'Workgroup' Under Explorer Network tree all boxes and drives can be seen All drives on all boxes are already Shared with small shared icons showing on drive's name in tree and all passwords are off All permissions are set for full use as I am the only one here who uses them Problem Whene evr I go to a drive on any box from any box I get the dreaded 'Windows cannot access etc I have turned off router boxes and left and re created and joined a Homegroup but this only got me to the Public etc folders I need to get to all boxes and all drives folders It was hard in Dos and got easier thru etc until it was a piece of cake in XP Now it is a nightmare I was advided to not have a Homegroup so had all the PC's leave the Home Network It does not exists anymore I have Googled and read all day but am still not clearer I still see all the folders in each box from every box but as soon as I click to see the files in the folders get the NO Access panel I can see and access all the Public User folders but not the drives and other folders I need to access many folders on many drives across all boxes every day I hope I can get help here as I am exhausted spending days at this Thanks in anticipation

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I created a Storage pool with the following setup. Three 3TB drives with parity all in an external enclosure with eSata and USB 2/3 ports. It was connected via USB when created and had production data loaded and tested without any issues.
After a few days of use I decided to see what happened when I tried to access it via the eSata port. No luck, due to a driver on the eSata card issue with Win 8. So I powered all back down and plugged back in via USB. At this point the Storage pool went
into the state as per the screenshot below. Any suggestions to either fix the issue and/or retrieve the data that is in the volume?

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/350c9231-e828-4832-aa53-890a2950f947/storage-pool-error-drive-or-storage-space-issues-check-the-physical-drives-and-storage-spaces?forum=w8itproinstall
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A:Windows won't paste folders into different folders or drives.

What files are you trying to paste? If you are trying to paste files into a System Folder, there might be a problem. Are you doing that?

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/353528-windows-wont-paste-folders-into-different-folders-drives.html
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A:Help: Windows 8 Storage Spaces and 3Tb Drives

Sorry you are having problems with this. I was not running a Storage Spaces until you posted and then I decided to try it using 2 640 GB drives. Not many of us have 15 hard drives laying around.

None of us would want to be responsible for you loosing any data, so any suggestions should be vetted thoroughly before you take any action.

Considering the info you have given, I would try to add the last 3 TB drive and see if it can be incorporated, and don't worry about its size just yet. The Storage Spaces utility seems to format the drives, so being pre-formatted may not make a difference to it. Also, there may be some requirement by the utility to balance out the space for consistency. But I would guess right now, your primary goal is to remove the red notification on your space. Would you agree it is probably the result of the 2, 3 TB drives being shown as "disconnected"?

I will hope, that because the drives show as disconnected, the data was maintained on the remaining drives. Is there any way you can tell for sure?

So, some questions. of the 15 drives, how are they connected to your system?

Are you using a UEFI or Legacy install? My drives were configured as GPT by the Utility, but I run UEFI.

Now, my tests:

I had to test using a Mirror setup, since I only have two drives. You need at least 3 for parity. If I can find another drive, I might try that later.

But I created the pool, shut down the system and removed the drives. A reboot showed no storage spaces in disk management.

I plugged one of the drives back in (hot swappable) and the pool came back with just the one drive. The Spaces utility showed the files there and a yellow triangle with "drives disconnected" type message you seem to show. Of course, my drive was disconnected. I plugged it in and the space rebuilt, and everything green again.

Edit: I found a 3rd hard drive and set up a parity pool. It was strange, that although I was using 2 640 GB and 1 500 GB drive (1.61 TB), the max size was showing as 1.07 GB. I changed that, of course, to 1.07 TB but not sure it was legal to do that, so not sure why it was being listed a GB.

http://www.eightforums.com/installation-setup/13945-help-windows-8-storage-spaces-3tb-drives.html
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A:Windows Live Mail Storage Folders......again!!!

Hi Cathie, Welcome to Seven Forums
I dont like using the storage folders, when I get mail I want to keep, I open it, click file & save as... then put it in an external hdd.

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A:Windows Live Mail and its storage folders

  
Quote: Originally Posted by WayneWelgush


...60GB's of email was deleted from his Windows Live mail...


I've been saving mail since 2001 (10 years) and the size of my "Windows Live Mail" appdata folder is about 600MB. It can't hurt to do a repair install of Windows Live Essentials via Programs and Features. (I think the 2011 version requires that anyway due to a bug in Junk mail filtering.) You might also try sorting the mail into smaller sized groups before exporting from the original program and keep them sorted the same way in WLM. I found more suggestions here: Re: live mail message store folder size - is there a maximum? And here: http://www.ms-news.net/f3795/live-ma...-12016699.html

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/167055-windows-live-mail-its-storage-folders.html
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My drives wont show up in this section either...

The thing is though, they display properly in the "This PC" Section so I know they are plugged in correctly.


Any help would be highly appreciated. Thank you!

A:Windows 10 System Storage not displaying drives.

bump... Can someone please fix this?

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However, when I restart WLM, it recreates the moved folders again in their original locations.

WHY? How can I relocate my folders where ever I want without WLM recreating them again.

Thanks

Jerbear

A:Moving Storage Folders in Windows Live Mail

Hi Jerbear, welcome to Seven Forums.
If your pc crashes, you will lose all the mail in WLM. Depending on what email account you have, the messages can be read by accessing it directly. Here's a better method. Never Lose Emails.pdf

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/231071-moving-storage-folders-windows-live-mail.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/loss-of-windows-live-mail-storage-folders.1168884/
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A:Importing Windows Live Storage folders into Win 10 Mail

Originally Posted by oldMGguy


How do I import long-term storage files (with lots of really, really important emails I wish to save) from Windows Live 2012 to the new Windows 10 email program? Can't find any how-to help anywhere so far.



That's because it currently can't be done!

W10 Mail and Calendar app doesn't yet have support for any off-line activity; only on-line sites and their on-line folders.

Keep watching future updates, and keep running Windows Live 2012 until it does. (A tip for migrating -- Use File/Advanced/Maintenance to move all WLM storage into its own directory, and back it up.)

http://www.tenforums.com/browsers-email/32418-importing-windows-live-storage-folders-into-win-10-mail.html
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But why can't I seem to do this easily from within the program?

There must be a way surely.
Has anyone done this?

A:deleting storage folders in Windows Live Mail

Hello geordief
Have a look here see if that helps - http://www.sevenforums.com/software/...tml#post121588

Danny

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/184537-deleting-storage-folders-windows-live-mail.html
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A:Lost storage folders Windows Live Mail

Have you had a look in the Recycle Bin, they might be there, but you will be very lucky if they are.

Having image back ups of your computer is really essential these days, particularly if you have data that is very important.

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A:Disappearing storage folders in Windows Live Mail

Welcome
Might want to try the most obvious, first. There are little arrows or pointers, by the storage files. If you click on it the files will expand, open if you will, and be seen.

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A:Windows 7 - can't create new folders WHY?????????

This advice from Brink may be what you're looking for.

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Are you accessing your mail with POP or IMAP?

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/222813-stop-email-going-into-storage-folders-windows-live-mail.html
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A:Windows Live Mail; move contacts and storage folders .

WLM has an "Import" feature feature for contacts and email messages. When importing, navigate to the location on the backup where the folders "Windows Live Mail" and "Windows Live Contacts" are kept. It should be within "<username>/AppData/Local/Microsoft"

http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/104450-windows-live-mail-move-contacts-storage-folders.html
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A:Windows Live Mail - emails disappeared in storage folders

Answered my own question in the end. Went into Windows Live Mail and deleted the email account. Then added the email account, waited for synchonisation to finish with the server and, hey presto, everything is recovered and restored and all the subfolders and contents are there. I have absolutely no idea what happened, what the glitch was, but just wanted to report how it got fixed.

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A:Windows 7: Can no longer create folders

Hi can you try system restore to a point prior to the update and see if that helps.
It is seldom that a update causes issues that said 1 did last month but that was withdrawn and fixed.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-can-no-longer-create-folders-695622.html
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A:I've lost the ability to create folders in Windows 7

Then someone has compress the drive. I don't see what facebook has to do with creating folders on a local system. Facebook is a internet website.

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I can't find any help with this problem. I'm use to using Windows 7 file explorer favorites. Under favorites/desktop I have a file named cyndy in which I created folders for my pics, musics, documents etc. Apparently things don't work the same in Windows 10 Quick Access. In desktop I created a folder named cyndy in which I created folders for pics, musics, documents etc. The problem is Windows creates a desktop icon for the actual folder not a shortcut. If I delete the folder from my desktop, it deletes all my files in the folder. What am I doing wrong? It's driving my crazy. Thanks
 

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This tutorial is to help to install Windows bits on new MB that has USB and other USB Create MB's with for drives installation Windows new new a flash 7 drivers that are not in Windows installation disk I d a hard time to install Windows bits on my new Gigabyte Z MB because Windows installation disk doesn t have Intel USB and new SATA AHCI and or RAID drivers If you try to install Windows without these drivers you will not have mouse and keyboard if it s connected to USB port and you will not see your disks Gigabyte Create a Windows 7 USB flash installation with new drives for new MB's provided a Windows USB Installation toll which is intended to install USB and NVMe disk drivers It didn t work as it should I guess one reason was that my Windows installation disk wasn t SP After downloading Create a Windows 7 USB flash installation with new drives for new MB's a Windows SP installation disk from MS it did install the USB driver but did NOT my SATA AHCI and or RAID drivers to the install wizard So I began to Google to find some other options I found on this site http codeabitwiser com how-to-install-windows- -with-only-usb- - -ports that gave me a line to follow thanks to Travis Payton It didn t install other drivers so I had to adapt it to my needs You should read it and also this https www msigeek com unmount-and-clean-up-a-wim-image-using-deployment-image-servicing-and-management-dism Here is my tutorial My MB is a GA Z so it worked for my MB If you have AMD or another kind of Intel MB you will have to adapt it to your needs You will also need a computer with Windows installed Hope it help you to build a Windows installation disk with USB new SATA AHCI and or RAID and any other drivers to install or maintain windows - First of all update your new MB BIOS - Configure the BIOS and set Storage Boot and PCI device to UEFI and XHCI Hand off to enable On the computer with Windows installed - If your Windows installation disk isn t SP download it on MS site Windows iso download https www microsoft com en-us software-download windows - From your MB manufacture site download the latest chipset USB SATA drivers and bits and any other drivers you need like MVMe disk driver They must be multi file type inf cat sys and not a exe msi or msu type Some explanations On the Windows installation disk there are two wim files on sources Boot wim and Install wim We are going to work on these two files - Boot wim has the wizard for maintenance and to install Windows It has two programs and we are going to work on both Windows PE index Windows Setup index - Install wim has the four Windows brands and we are going to work on the one you want to install Windows Homebasic index Windows Homepremium index Windows Professional index Windows Ultimate index - Create a folder tree any place you like as below - Extract the Sata USB files and any other drivers like MVMe disk driver you have downloaded - Place the and bits Sata files as extracted it can have folders and sub folders on the Drives Boot Sata folder - Place the and bits USB files as extracted it can have folders and sub folders on the Drives Boot USB folder - Place the and bits other files as extracted it can have folders and sub folders on the Drives Boot other folder If you don t need any other drivers leave it blank - Place the bits Sata files as extracted it can have folders and sub folders on the Drives Install Sata folder - Place the bits USB files as extracted it can have folders and sub folders on the Drives Install USB folder - Place the bits other files as extracted it can have folders and sub folders on the Drives Install other folder If you don t need any other drivers leave it blank To work on boot wim and Install wim we are going to use C Windows SysWOW dism If your computer is bits replace C Windows SysWOW dism with C Windows System dism Make this cmd files make new text files copy the text commands and rename as cmd - Clean cmd C Windows SysWOW dism cleanup-wim pause - Mount info c... Read more

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Windows Backup settings option "Include a system image" does not include all drives.
Is it possible to have Windows Backup take images of all drives, or is it better to just go with selecting other drives via the drive letter options?

2.
Perhaps a silly question.
Other than ability to recover from hardware errors etc, does Windows Backup have any other advantage(s) over System Restore?

A:Can Windows Backup create image for all drives?

Hello Hairyscot,

When you select include a system image it will back up your c: drive and system reserved if you have one. Basically any drive which is needed for windows to run. You can select any drive to include in the backup if you want. When you do a restore it will restore ALL the drives that were selected in the backup, not individual ones.

When you do a system image restore it will restore EVERYTHING on that drive. It's good if you have a bad virus, malware and need to completely restore the windows drive. System Restore doesn't always (actually rarely) remove viruses, etc.

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A:Windows Live Mail Storage Folders moved up, drop back on restart?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Coastalguy


...1st Question: How can I keep the storage folders at the top on restart?
2nd Question: How can I have deletions and sent messages, automatically placed into the appropriate Storage Folders, rather than into the individual email accounts?...


1) Can't move them and have them stick. That's a bug from 2009 that apparently has not yet been fixed.
2) You may have to alter your definition of "appropriate". Microsoft has decided that users of their free mail program want things separated by account. As a workaround, I set up only one pop3 email account and forward the mail from another to that one. (Unfortunately, the storage folders get thrown in to the mix if I use IMAP or Newsgroups since all drafts and sent items for those two wind up there.)

If you feel strongly about recreating the Outlook Express experience all I can think of is this tutorial: Windows Mail

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Server has been great and online for about 7 months without issue.  Three times over the last two weeks, all clients' mapped drives just drop and Windows Explorer hangs...  I am not able to disconnect drives via command prompt, nor remap drives
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other servers (Windows 2008 R2) running on the same switch are unaffected.  Reboot the 2012 server and you can reconnect to mapped drives by clicking on them in Windows Explorer.  Any ideas?

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A:Windows 8 Extraction Utility - Unable to create folders

maybe this helps: "Bad Command Structure" Error Message Occurs When You Extract Files from a Compressed Folder

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I was able to do this somewhat in Excel but with 3,000+ files, doing so manually would be painstakingly difficult and time consuming.

It would be perfect if it was updated automatically, as these files change on a daily basis; adding new files and deleting old ones.

Is this possible? What would be the best program for it? Access?

-Tony

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A:Unable to create new folders in Windows Explorer or desktop

Hello BlueDemonofFire, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Downloading and merging the .reg file for the listed folder option in the tutorial below may be able to fix this for you. It will restore the default associations and "New Folder" option for folders.

Default File Type Associations - Restore

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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This isn't crippling or anything like that, but it certainly is annoying. Every time an update fails using windows update lately, it seems to create folders filled with random numbers and letters that I cannot delete because I "require permission from System" to do so. Is there a utility or workaround that can help me to get rid of them?

Picture of said folders attached. Everything above "Aeria Games" has been created this way.

A:Failed Windows Updates create folders that cannot be deleted

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Visigoth


This isn't crippling or anything like that, but it certainly is annoying. Every time an update fails using windows update lately, it seems to create folders filled with random numbers and letters that I cannot delete because I "require permission from System" to do so. Is there a utility or workaround that can help me to get rid of them?

Picture of said folders attached. Everything above "Aeria Games" has been created this way.


Running the disk cleanup wizard should remove them,.

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A:how can I create junction points in windows 7/vista when I have non-empty folders?

First of all, hard links need to be to files and folders inside the same partition and can't be created across partitions. You may have better luck with other types of symbolic links, but they will not work as well as hard links and you may end up with duplication instead of repalcement of most of them (though they can have differing contents).

http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-6177180.html

"Junction" is not a Windows command. Maybe you are thinking of "mklink".

For most user folders, it would be far easier to simply change the locations of the shell folders in the registry.
 

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A:Windows requiring backup of 2 drives to create system image

Nevermind-- I was able to resolve the issue. Had to unplug all drives except for the one I wanted to boot off of and then run Startup Repair. That allowed me to boot up without my SSD.

Windows ended up not letting me restore a system image to a blank drive (my SSD) though so I had to copy my OS partition to the SSD using Partition Master, and then run Startup Repair again to make the drive bootable.

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Just an update, after using Windows Repair from Tweaking.com the portable version I was able to restore all permissions after running it in Safe Mode with Networking

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A:right-click crashes windows explorer on folders/drives

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A:Windows 7 Ult Desktop won't share folders/drives on network all of a suddden

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A:Right Click on Drives or Folders Hangs Windows Explorer for 3.5 Minutes

did sfc /scannow find any problems? did you run it with the XP cd in?
 

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A:Protecting Programs Drives and Folders in multiple accounts Windows 7

Yes, just make them a standard user.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/329710-protecting-programs-drives-folders-multiple-accounts-windows-7-a.html
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A:Problem moving folders from external drives to a Windows 7 library

Hello bmanning, and welcome to Seven Forums.

As a test, see if you will be able to drag them to your desktop first, then move them to where you like afterwards. Windows 7 has built-in security that prevents anything from being copied from an external source directly into a system folder. It has to be to a user folder (ex: desktop) first, then from the user folder to a system location.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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A:Windows Backup makes unwanted folders on all drives, want deleted

Did, you, by any chance, backup your music files?

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Thats because you only can choose a maximum pool capacity of 10.9 TB.

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A:Storage Spaces Unable To Create Two-Way Mirror

I found this
http://www.howtogeek.com/109380/how-to-use-windows-8s-storage-spaces-to-mirror-combine-drives/
but I don't know about using different technology drives. I would anticipate that if both ae the same technology there would be little or no problem setting up the two-way mirror.
 
Dick

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A:How to CREATE new STORAGE PARTITION on new TOSHIBA laptop?

Logical Partitions NO, as with UEFI & GPT you can have up to 128 Primary partitions.

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A:Storage Folders in WLM

hello:

---you may try this page, it shows step-by-step format--->The 'Complete' Uninstall/Reinstall Method For Windows Live Mail - Windows Live Community---

---please post your results---thank you---

http://www.vistax64.com/software/230616-storage-folders-wlm.html
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%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail

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A:Looking for a Storage Solution (IDE DRIVES BOX)?

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Caution: using partition magic can cause you to loose data...


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A:Need Help Importing Email Storage Folders

Hello Steph, and welcome to Eight Forums.

If you meant that you used Windows Live Mail, then you could also install it in Windows 8.

Afterwards you could import your messages back into Windows Live Mail. This is assuming that you exported them using the method below first.
Windows Live Mail - Export and Import Email Messages - Windows 7 Forums

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Please tell me I havent lost everyting!

I AM SO ANGRY right now...........

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Christopher
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A:Emails lost under storage folders

I just went to :

C:\Users\Christopher\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Mail\Storage Folders (1)

The folders are there, but they're empty..

All thats under
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Hello Isufrontier,

In Windows Live Mail, click on View on the menu bar (ALT+M - Show Menu bar) and Layout. Next, select the Folder pane option and uncheck Show Storage folders.



Hope this helps,
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A:why not use Storage Folders for all inactive emails?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by koalady


...what is the operational difference between Storage Folders and the account-related ones...


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A:3 drives EXACT same amount of storage?

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A:USB Mass Storage device - Drives -(F; G:, H:, I:,)

to Bleeping Computer forum.
 
 

 
The message: USB Mass Storage device - Drives -(F; G:, H:, I:,)
Not even sure I have all of those..

 
According to the official specs ( http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&docname=c00210099 ),your PC seems to have come with USB card reader. XP will show the "Safely remove Hardware" message if there is a card reader is plugged so there is nothing wrong with that.
 

 
 
ried the wizard a few times - Windows can’t find the software. I don’t have a disk that it will take either.
 
To identify the device with missing driver, please follow the below steps.
 
1. Open RUN dialogue ( Win key + R ) and enter Msinfo32.exe in it.
 
2. When the "System Information" tool opens, choose File -> Save and give a name a name of your choice. 
 
3. Download and install 7-Zip from http://downloads.sourceforge.net/sevenzip/7z920.exe
 
4. Now right click on the saved file and choose  7-zip --> Add to archive. This will compress and considerable reduce the file size.
 
    
 
5. Attach the file using More Reply Options --> Attach files with next reply.

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A:USB mass storage drives are not working

I just checked 2 of mine.
USBSEOR is there
Go to the Device Manager & see if the USB is listed & enabled.
If it is expand the listing, right click each [in turn] & uninstall them
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A:Storage Spaces Mirror 2 Drives?

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A:Manufacturing costs of storage drives

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TYIA
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A:Deleting in Inbox also deletes in Storage folders.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by spamrp44


After moving an email to my 'saved stuff' folder within the Storage folder, I delete the original item within the Inbox....I find that the saved item has also vanished...


I'm using the 2009 version, but 2011 should work the same: When I move a message from any pop3 account folder to a storage folder, it just moves and there is no need to delete it from the source pop3 folder. You could try a repair of Windows Live Essentials via Programs and Features. It sure sounds like something is wrong.

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A:Need help moving email & storage folders to new computer

Welcome Barb
If it is truly a permissions problem you can get full permission by using the full adminstrator account
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A:Solved: Netgear USB Storage Network Folders

Hello,
you must enable the popup windows in order to have the right configuration window opened.
regards
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I'd consider a server, I think 75 workstations are a bit much for most NAS boxes.
 

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A:USB Flash Drives and Other Portable Storage Security

Hi and Welcome to TSG,
I've seen such progs for laptops, for instance http://www.absolute.com/solutions-theft-recovery.asp but not flash drives. If you want to secure data on your flash drive (and keep a backup copy elsewhere) you could use the well regarded (free) TrueCrypt in 'traveller mode':
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A:All external storage devices are not being detected as drives. Help!

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In Windows Live Mail...

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A:Send Deletions and Sent Items to Storage Folders, not Accounts

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Coastalguy


I currently have Quick View and storage folders moved to the top, and now move any sent and deleted items to these manually, so I have them all in one place.

Is there any way, that when I delete or send a message, that it will automatically be sent to the storage folders, rather than the actual email account folders?


Answered here: Windows Live Mail Storage Folders moved up, drop back on restart?
Additional info: livemail and imap - not storing sent or drafts on server

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A:DVD in Hard Disk Drives group, not Removable Storage

I would check your bios settings. What's the port it's plugged into designated as?

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