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Avira antivirus disappeared folders and files

After scanning with avira antivirus folders and files have been disappeared but disk space has been occupied by the files. How can I restore these files ESET antivirus seems to have disappeared folders and files from my external hard drive.I know the files and folders are still occupying the disk space but when i browse the E: drive (the connected hard drive), it does not show the folder anymore.I can still scan through the folders/files present in the hard drive.I used a 320 GB Seagate free agent go drive.It still shows data occupied is 43 GB which is my folder size.Please help how to again able to see my folder and get back my files.

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    avg scanned my disk and deleted my documents.exe now i cannot see the my documents folder thou there is data still present

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I too have the same problem it happened through avast antivirus

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I have then same problem and after scan from avira my folder are hide. they are not hidden. they occupy space in hard disk but not display in folder. I have very important data in that please suggest me how and I recover folder hide by avira.

Posted on May 19, 2013

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I have the same problem ! I have created a folder in windows seven, and i have downloaded some possible malicious file, a .exe file, and avira did something to it, beacuse know i can't see my folder anymore. My folder is not hidden, i checked it few times in folder options ! From run > cmd i cand access cd Donwloads from D:, but if i isue dir command in D: i don't see the folder...

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I think this files is hidden

you must to show him

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