5232Re: How do I clean up my Linkstation drive
- Jun 13 11:19 AM--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "cpiad2005" <cpiad@...> wrote:
>you might want to just refresh your listings, because I can see the
> Thanks much for the reply. Is there a way to make the recycle
> folder appear so that I can empty it manually? The recycle function
> is enabled and I made sure windows folder option will display hidden
> files, but I can still not see the recycle folder for the
> linkstation drive. thank you.
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "musikgoat"
> <musikgoat@> wrote:
> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "cpiad2005" <cpiad@>
> > >
> > > Does anyone know of any software that I can use to cleanup my
> > > linkstation 160GB drive? When I erase a large backup file the
> > > does not report an increase (recovery) of space. I would like
> > > cleanup the drive so that it reports all of the free space.
> > >
> > You have an option in the shared folder settings to enable/disable
> > "Recycle Bin" feature that creates a .trash folder hidden commonly
> > windows.
> > An easy way to find out, if you know the IP adress or hostname of
> > device, is to click on start-> run:
> > \\iporhostname\sharefolder\.trash\
> > where sharefolder is the name of your share folder.
> > If there are files in there, delete them. You can delete the
> > if you would like. The LS doesn't have the ability to auto delete
> > though.
.trash folder in the mapped network drive, and in My Network Places.
I have windows XP pro.
I also went ahead and stopped showing hidden files and the .trash
folder disappeared, and after showing them again, the folder was in view.
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