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Why ! marks on my folders in Local after I just used the backup feature

Ok…I used the Local Cloud backups options and I’m getting a ton of red ! marks on my Local Folders and sites. I am using Google drive to back my sites up, it deletes stuff automatically, and I can’t make it stop, despite googling how. This is a new feature to Google…is this my problem??? I didn’t have the red ! before this.

That’s definitely odd! Can you take a screenshot of what you are seeing so that I have a better understanding of where those exclamation marks are?

You bet

I just did the ones with Greg 2 with some examples in Atom…it looks like the problem is they all have this: <?PHP
But way too many had the red !..I’ve got to be sure this site can function when it gets online!

Google keeps deleting stuff…is this normal??? Could it have deleted something? I tried restoring everything from the trash just now, except for the pictures I did not want. But I still have the red!
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It looks like those screenshots are private. I’ve requested access, but another option is to upload only one of them directly here to the forums by using the “Upload” button:

Again, we probably don’t need all of those screenshots if the error is the same one being repeated across the various files.

Thank you, Let me see if I can do that…

It looks like the red exclamation point is the same as what is shown in this Mac forum post:

In that thread they mention the issue is related to antivirus doing something with the files in such a way that MacOS doesn’t know what to do with them.

You might have other things besides antivirus that are causing that issue, but I think a good thing to do would be to search google for something like:

red exclamation mark on files within finder

Since this doesn’t seem to be Local-specific, your fix might be pretty specific to your machine, but if you do figure it out, then let the community know!

I will do that! Thank you so very much! If I can figure out what it is, I’ll let you know :blush:

I do not have an antivirus software on my system. I went and looked and now I
Have all green check marks, so
I have no idea what caused all the exclamation marks. So weird, everything works perfectly. I have a backup going to my Google drive…first thought it was because of that, but it’s good now.

I’m glad it’s working again!

Me too!
Thank you so much!