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I've seen those gobbly-gook named folder before, usually leftover from an installation.

if I see them I blow them away, most a 'locked' and you have to go into the Security Tab and give Ownership/Auditing/Permission to the Everyone user.

I'm sure there is an easier way, but the one works for me.

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Thanks, mta. I'll let that post ride a while, then go after the folder.

I have seen similar files also, but never locked up like this one is.

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With the win xp computer in safe mode, or the win 8 computer?

Haven't tried either one yet.

Was about use unlocker, but will wait a bit.

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Sounds like you already know something about this situation. Care to share? :D < < persuasive, winning, smile.

Will try unlocker first.

If its a nogo, then safe mode.

If thats a nogo, Puppy linux on the win xp computer. (only one that will still boot the Puppy. :( )

Whatever happens, when the folder is gone, I'll hook up the USB hdd to win 8 again and see what happens.

 

Edit: must say I sort of like win 8. If microsoft publishes a method for reverting it to a normal desktop type OS, that would be great.

 

Edit 2: Unlocker ver. 1.8.9 deleted them to the recycle bin. CCleaner removed the remains from there. This was on the win xp computer.

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You were right, Hazel.

Unlocker appears to have moved it to the recycle bin for the USB hdd, where it is stuck.

Still after it. Back to safe mode.

 

Edit: Got'em! MMUUuuAAaahaahaahaa.

OK, am being a bit silly, been a while since I got after a stubborn folder.

 

There were 2 folders: dj19 and dj20 in the recycler. Removed their attributes, then used unlocker to move the stuck folders to My Documents, where they deleted normally.

 

But seriously, can I expect the win 8 computer to do something like this to any USB hdd that connects to it?

Didn't find much on Google. Still looking.

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Had no problems myself with usb hard drives on Win 8. I use one to keep an image on after using the built-in Win 8 imager.

 

Any usb hard drive I attach new to a pc always gets a quick format first as I don't like some of the folders and things that sometimes come pre-installed on them.

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Two questions, if I may. I have googled until I'm goggled, can't find anything definitive.

 

Is anybody running Sandboxie in win 8 with ie 10? I got a warning about conflicts when I tried to install it. Been to the SBIE forums.

What sort of firewall works well w/ win 8 ie 10. Got the same warning about Outpost. Been to the Outpost forums also.

 

I like win 8 too.

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I am running Sbie on Win 8 with IE10.. no problems.

 

What warning do you get, a Windows warning or a Sbie warning?

 

Are you using Sbie 3.76 or beta version 4.0.01.04?

 

I'm using it with Windows Firewall alongside Emsisoft Anti Malware (It's a full AV in spite of the name)

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It was a windows warning for 3.76, didn't have time record it.

Ver 4 is working, along with Avast! AV and windows firewall.

Going to try Outpost firewall again, would sort of like a firewall that controls both ways.

 

Just getting started with win 8, it's not so bad, just need time to learn it.

Thank you, Hazel.

 

edit: The warning for SBIE looked like this one for Outpost firewall. Outpost may not work.

 

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When using Sandboxie version 3.74 or later, you can safely disregard this warning message from Windows 8.

 

http://www.sandboxie.com/index.php?Windows8

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I had avoided ver SBIE 4 because it is in beta, but now it works OK here.

 

I installed SBIE ver 3.76 twice.

Second time, did not get the windows warning. Instead got this popup saying disregard the windows warning.

. th_popup_SBIE_376wrong_zps55a22494.jpg .

However, ver 3.76 did not work.

It installed and the system tray and desktop icons appeared.

Clicking on them made something ?? happen, but didn't hook up to the net.

Restarted 2 or 3 times. Made sure the network connections were active

Several SBIE functions were running, but no hookup to the net.

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The beta versions of Sbie are usually quite safe and I install them as soon as they come out.

 

Glad to hear you are getting to grips with Win 8. Nothing like a new OS to get the old grey cells screaming :lol:

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I have no probs with SB 3.76. I seem to remember the warning message and I looked it up at the time. I'm with IE10 and Win firewall.

 

Yes, one gets used to W8 in time. I would miss the fast startup/shutdown if I reverted, which I won't.

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Getting too old for this. The few grey cells left have their little hands full just getting the coffee made in the morning. :P

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