You might already be familiar with the “System Volume Information” folder, which is usually visible as a hidden folder in your windows drives and external USB drives. And it is only a common misconception when it is referred to as a virus. But since someone wanted to know how it could be deleted, just sharing the steps below…

Step 1: Press the Windows key + R key at the same time to open the Run command box

Step 2: Type cmd in the “Run” window in order to access the command prompt.

Step 3: Once the command prompt is open, type the drive letter corresponding to pen drive as shown in your system followed by a colon (For example- If the corresponding drive letter in your system is G, type G:) and press the Enter key.

Step 4: Here you need to type the command:
rmdir “system volume information” /s /q and press the Enter key.

Voila, it’s removed. However, the System Volume Information folder is the data store folder on your pen drive or hard drive created by the Operating System and used by Windows for storing critical information related to the system configuration. Remove it at your own risk!

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