You might have often come across a situation when your Pendrive shows Empty even when there is sufficient space and files available on it. There can be many reasons for this problem which may cause your Pendrive to hide all the files from your PC. It might happen due to some hardware/software failure or your Pendrive might be infected by some viruses and malware. So, without any further ado, let’s have a look at some of the methods to fix “this folder is empty” in Pendrive.
1. By Searching “.” in the Search Box
2. Display Hidden Files Using Command Prompt
Open Command Prompt by searching cmd in the start menu. Right-click and Select Run as Administrator.
- Enter the following command and press Enter.
attrib -h -r -s /s /d (drive letter):*.*
Where drive letter may be D, E or F. Example attrib -h -r -s /s /d G:*.*
3. Display Hidden Files Using GUI
Select your Flash Drive and Open Explorer –> Tools –> Folder Options. Select the View tab and click on Show Hidden Files Option.