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How To Show Hidden Files And Folders In Windows 7

How To Show Hidden Files And Folders In Windows 7

1. Open My Computer

2. Click on the Organize tab


3. Click on Folder and search options

4. Click on the View tab

5. Remove the checks from "Hide empty drives in the Computer folder", "Hide Extenstions For Known File Types" and "Hide Protected Operating System Files" if checked.


Note you may have to scroll down to until you see both options. Also you may get the below pop up. You just need to click on the "Yes"


6. Click Apply and OK

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Help my acer aspire one got corrupted and I cannot see my files after it was fix, the guy said it was on my hidden files, how can i see them? it keeps saying acces denied. please help me, thanks


to show hidden files on your computer follow these step

if you use windows xp
1. open my computer
2. find tools and click folder option
3. on the advance setting find the category of hidden files and folder
4. show choose hidden files and folder
5. click ok

if you use windows 7 or vista
1. open my computer
2. click organize
3. click folder and search option
4. click view
5. click show hidden files, folder and drive
6. click ok

hope it helps you

May 17, 2011 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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We took still photos while we were on Skype, but how do download them to our hard drive/picture files?


Hello,
In Win 7, skype images are stored here (by default)

C:\Users\your-user-name\AppData\Roaming\Skype\Pictures.

Note : The AppData is hidden by default.Make sure you use the correct user name, and you allow viewing of hidden folders.To show the hidden files do the following

1. Open Windows Explorer
2. Click the ORGANIZE drop-down box at the top.
3. Click "Folder and Search Options"
4. Click the VIEW tab.
5. Click "Show hidden files and folders."

Nov 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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can not open itunes


Some times a newly installed version of iTunes for Windows will not open. Even though it may still shows as running in the Windows Task Manager(Ctrl+Alt+Delete-click Task Manager).
Resolution:
1. From the Start menu, click Computer.
2. In the Organize menu, click Folder and Search Options.
3. Click the View tab.
4. In the "Advanced settings" pane under "Hidden files and folders" make sure that the "Show hidden files and folders" option is selected. And Click OK.
5. Navigate to the following location by either typing it into the address bar, copying and pasting it into the address bar, or clicking through the folder hierarchy listed: C:\Program Data\Apple Computer\iTunes\SC Info
6. Right-click the SC Info.sidb file shown and on the shortcut menu, click Delete
7. Right-click the SC Info.sidd file shown and on the shortcut menu, click Delete.
8. Restart the computer and open iTunes.
*HOPE IT IS FIXED*

Oct 22, 2010 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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there are several songs that are on the m240 that are not showing when you look at it's files - how are these hidden?


If you added songs to the device in MSC mode, then switch to MTP mode, you will not be able to see the songs added in MSC mode and vice versa, though the space used on the player will still reflect their presence. Switching modes should make the files show up. For example, switching from MSC to MTP mode or vice versa.

For older players - e200v1, c200v1, c100, m200 - the files become hidden files if the modes are switched. An easy workaround is to edit the folder options to show hidden files.

STEP 1 - Edit the folder options of the computer to show the hidden files

Windows XP:
1. Double-click My Computer.
2. Under the Tools menu, select Folder options, then click the View tab.
3. Under Hidden files and folders option, select Show hidden files and folders.
4. Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) check box.
5. Click Apply, then click OK.

Windows Vista:
1. Double-click Computer.
2. Click the Organize button on the upper left corner.
3. Click Folder and search options.
4. Click the View tab and select Show hidden files and folders.
5. Uncheck the Hide protected operating system files check box.
6. Click Apply, then click OK.


SOLUTION 2 - Perform a Check Disk.

STEP 1 - Switch to MSC mode
1. On your Sansa player, switch the USB mode to MSC.
2. Connect the Sansa player to the PC.

STEP 2 - Perform Check Disk
1. Locate the Sansa player under My Computer.
2. Right-click the removable drive associated with the Sansa player, and select Properties.
3. Click the Tools tab, and then click Check now.
4. Click to select the Automatically fix the file system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors check boxes.
5. Click Start.


See also this tip on what it all means http://www.fixya.com/support/r3774047-solve_mp3_player_connection_problem

Jan 02, 2010 | SanDisk Sansa m240 MP3 Player

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Error 8E5E05F6: You can't sign in to Windows Live Messenger


Hi, If you are receiving Error 8e5e05f6 when you sign into Windows Live Messenger 2009, please try the following:

1. Enable Hidden Files and Folders:
1. A. Windows XP :
1. a.i. Click on “Start”, click “My Computer”
1. a.ii. On the “Tools” menu, click on “folder options”.
1.a.iii. On the “view” tab, locate “Advanced settings” and then follow these steps:
Check the option “Show Hidden files and folders”
Clear the option, “Hide protected operating system files check box”.
Clear the option, “Hide file extensions for know file types check box”.
1. a.iv. Click ok and close the window.
1.B. Windows Vista :
1.b.i. Click on “Start”, click “My Computer”
1.b.ii. In the Explorer window, click “Organize”
1.b.iii. Choose “Folder and Search Options”.
1.b.iv. In the folder options window, click on “View” tab
1.b.v. Select the option “Show hidden files and folders” click “ok”.

2. Delete Windows Live Contacts folder :
2. a. Click on “Start”; double click on “My computer”
2. b. Browse to the location
Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\<Your Windows logon name>\Local settings\Application Data\Microsoft
Windows Vista:
C:\Users\<Your Windows logon name>\App Data\Local\Microsoft
2. c. Delete “Windows live contacts folder” completely.
Note: Ensure to exit Windows live Messenger from the task manager before deleting Windows live contacts cache folder, otherwise you will get an error prompting that you can’t delete the folder .
2. d. Try signing into Windows Live Messenger.

Sep 19, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Live Messanger

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