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for instance the command:

find "" * 

yields:

Access denied - STUFF
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If you are using the find from GNUWin32, as I assume you are from the tags, it is conflicting with the find command already built in to Windows. If you wish to use GNU find, you'll want to rename the executable to gfind for example.

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Wow! Thanks! I wondered why the arguments to the command looked all different and windows like! –  leeand00 Apr 15 '10 at 11:55

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