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DieHardTekkie
2018-01-05T17:00:11Z
Hi All. I ran into this issue and was not sure if it was by design or if I was just making a mistake. We have a List File File Filter which iterates through user's network-based My Documents and Desktop folder. We would like to exclude the $RECYCLE.BIN from the results but I cannot seem to figure out how to exclude the folder without specifying the absolute path (E:\Files\UsersSecure\<username>\Desktop\$RECYCLE.BIN). Since there are 80+ user profiles in this folder path, we cannot use absolute paths and would rather specify "$RECYCLE.BIN" as the exclusion. I have included a screen shot of the filter, please let me know if I need to provide any additional information.

ListFileFilter.JPG
Chris (Yoursite)
2018-01-06T17:28:05Z
Hi,

Have you tried to add $RECYCLE.BIN to the file exclusions, rather than the folder exclusions?

Thanks,
Chris
DieHardTekkie
2018-01-08T16:45:41Z
Thanks for the reply Chris. I have tried $RECYCLE.BIN and variations with wildcards in the file exclusion with no luck.
DieHardTekkie
2018-01-08T21:44:09Z
Fixed! I had to use Folder Exclusion using wildcards for the 2 variable foldernames

E:\Files\UsersSecure\*\*\$RECYCLE.BIN
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