I have a folder without a name and it contains data. I am unable to access it through explorer since it is hidden (Show hidden folder has no effect) and i could not use CD in cmd to open it as it has no name. Is there anyway i can open the directory and access its content. I am using windows 7.
It is indeed possible to give a folder no name.
if you have something like this just write DIR and hit the tabulator. This steps through each folder. Do this until your nameless folder is displayed like
you can't directly CD into it, but you can display the contents. After this you can copy each folder and file out of it.
if this does not work try it with
As far as I know, it's impossible to create a nameless folder. In your case, it seems the folder was named after some sort of whitespace or non-printable character. In that case, you can try going to the directory above it, and running
to list the directory contents to find its name (the