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for instance the command:

find "" * 

yields:

Access denied - STUFF
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I noticed that you already have a answer because someone happened to know it, but your question was pretty bad because you did not include the relevant parts of the directory structure. You can still do that, of course... – Jan Doggen Oct 30 '14 at 14:26
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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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