chuck4100

[Solved] Delete left over Encrypted sync files

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Hello, I had a setup go wonky and it put an encrypted sync in the wrong drive. I stopped the folder sync from my system but it left all the folders/files behind and when I try to delete, I get "The folder contains items whose names are too long for the Recycle Bin."

Is there some easy way to get rid of these? My method of rename folders to single character takes far too long and renaming utilities aren't working.

The system is on Windows 2012 R2 installed as a service. The Service is stopped as I try to clean up. 

Thanks for any assistance.

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Unfortunately it is not helping.

When using 7-Zip it just brings up the windows generic delete which I am seeing that this issue is for files with a path >255 characters.

 

EDIT: Thank you, seems the answer was to use Shift+Del to fully remove in 7-Zip as normal Del would try to move to Recycle Bin.

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