How to access data in $RECYCLE.BIN folder

I received an external hard drive with data for processing. One of the folders on the hard drive is named $RECYCLE.BIN
Properties of the folder show that the folder contains 56 files, but I can't see them. It also appear to display files that in my Recycle bin on C drive. I tired to remove Hidden attribute from the folder with no succes. I also tried method described in the following article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326549  and received "Not setting hidden file" message.
I have WIndows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2.
Please kindly advise how I can access files in the $RECYCLE.BIN folder.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Last updated June 3, 2019 Views 2,236 Applies to:
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Hello xRundel,


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