Hide #recycle folder from Windows Explorer

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Hide #recycle folder from Windows Explorer

Unread post by Garconis » Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:05 am

I am currently the only user on my NAS, and the only one on my network using it. I've mapped some of the root folders to my Windows 10 PC as networked drives (seems I have to map each root folder, as I can't write to the main NAS?).

Anyway, my concern is that the #recycle folder is showing for each of my shared/networked folders/drives. I sort of think it'd be safer/cleaner if the Recycle folder was HIDDEN when viewing the shared folder in Windows Explorer. I don't want to accidentally delete that #recycle folder (what would happen if I did)?

Plus it would just appear a little cleaner if I couldn't see that folder in Windows. If I ever needed to recover or delete those files, I would just do so through DSM.
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Re: Hide #recycle folder from Windows Explorer

Unread post by PhilWest » Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:26 am


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Re: Hide #recycle folder from Windows Explorer

Unread post by tijl » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:59 pm

When this change request is considered, I'd like that this feature is implemented as an OPTIONAL feature, as I find it very user friendly that each user has it's own recycle bin that (s)he can access on his/her homeshare through explorer.

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