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How to make hidden folder on windows

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Today i'm going to show you How to make hidden folder On windows. Sometimes we want to save our information at safe place. For This Hidden folder is ideal solution. The folder must have not only hidden icon, but a hidden name.Steps are easy:1) right Click mouse button->New->Folder.
2) rename the folder: Hold Alt, keep holding, than type 0160 number from the right corner off the keyboard. After type 0160, hold up Alt key.

For laptops that don't have number's part at the right side of the keyboard, use Fn key + nimber.
3) make invisible icon. to do this right click on newly made folder->Propeties->Preferences->Change icon and choose invisible icon.



Click OK and you are done! Now you can save your secret files in your secret folder.

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software counterfiting


After installing your genuine copy of Microsoft Windows XP you are prompted with a “Your software is counterfeit” error message at startup. Even after visiting the www.microsoft.com/genuine/ site and validating, you still get the above message popping up after 2 or 3 boots. There is an easy solution to this and I would like you to follow the steps below to fix the issue.

1. C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files
  • Within that folder, remove any files or folders associated with .WGA
2. Safe Mode
  • Reboot your computer and as soon as Windows logs off, start repeatively tapping the F8 Key on your keyboard.
  • As soon as you see the Windows Advanced Startup options select Safe Mode within Safe Mode get yourself into these folders…
  • C:\Windows\System32 (Rename wgatray.exe to wgatrayold.exe)
  • C:\Windows\System32\dllcache (Rename wgatray.exe to wgatrayold.exe)
    Note: Dllcache is a hidden folder, to view hidden folders do the following, go to Start, Control Panel, Folder Options,
    Select the view Tab and under the Hidden Files option, select Show hidden files and folders
3. Safe Mode Registry
  • Click on Start, Run and within the open dialog box type regedit and click OK.
  • Within the Registry Editor navigate your self to
    HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\WGALOGON
  • Right Click and Export the WGALOGON Folder (this should be saved onto your machine for backup purposes)
  • After Exporting the folder, DELETE the WGALOGON folder
  • After deleting close all applications and Restart your machine back to Normal Mode
4. www.microsoft.com/genuine
  • Get into the site above and manually re-validate your copy of Windows.
  • After being prompt of a successful validation, Restart your Machine.
Hope this information is very helpful. Don't forget to rate me..:-) Thanks..

Nov 08, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Folder Option


show Hidden Files option is missing from folder option...


In windows explorer, when i go to "Tools" , "Folder Option" and click on the Tab "View" and under the "Hidden Files and Folders" it only shows "Do not show hidden files and folder" . The option for Show hidden files is missing
Before the fix

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This is caused by viruses ...

To fix this issue follow below steps..


1) open notepad.
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2) copy below text and paste in notepad.


Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden]
"Text"="@shell32.dll,-30499"
"Type"="group"
"Bitmap"=hex(2):25,00,53,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,52,00,6f,00,6f,00,74,\
00,25,00,5c,00,73,00,79,00,73,00,74,00,65,00,6d,00,33,00,32,00,5c,00,53,00,\
48,00,45,00,4c,00,4c,00,33,00,32,00,2e,00,64,00,6c,00,6c,00,2c,00,34,00,00,\
00
"HelpID"="shell.hlp#51131"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\NOHIDDEN]
"RegPath"="Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer\\Advanced"
"Text"="@shell32.dll,-30501"
"Type"="radio"
"CheckedValue"=dword:00000002
"ValueName"="Hidden"
"DefaultValue"=dword:00000002
"HKeyRoot"=dword:80000001
"HelpID"="shell.hlp#51104"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL]
"RegPath"="Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer\\Advanced"
"Text"="@shell32.dll,-30500"
"Type"="radio"
"CheckedValue"=dword:00000001
"ValueName"="Hidden"
"DefaultValue"=dword:00000002
"HKeyRoot"=dword:80000001
"HelpID"="shell.hlp#51105"





3) Save as fix.reg ( make sure to give the extention as fix.reg

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4) Double click on this file and click yes when prompted.

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5) Issue is fixed now. see the prof below.



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-- Let me know if still issues, will glad to help you.
Thanks.
Subhash Chandra.

Jul 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

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my copy of windows did not pass genuine validation.


possible cause:
not a genuine windows software
did not put in the correct windows software key
machine is configured for windows operation.

if you need a genuine windows key, we can't help you here.

Mar 31, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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about folder option


Click on Start - Run and then type:
Regedit
then go to
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\NOHIDDE N.
There should be two registry entries there:

- CheckedValue : Type: DWORD Value: 2
- DefaultValue : Type: DWORD Value: 2

(Correct them if necessary.)

Now open the key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL .

- CheckedValue : Type: DWORD Value: 1
- DefaultValue : Type: DWORD Value: 2

(Correct them if necessary.)

If the problem persists, open Start, Run, type "regsvr32 /i shell32.dll" and
click OK.
reboot the computer.
thats it, have fun :)

Jan 06, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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This copy of Windows did not pass genuine validation


1)Safe Mode 
Reboot your computer and as soon as Windows logs off, start repeatively tapping the F8 Key on your keyboard.  • As soon as you see the Windows Advanced Startup options select Safe Mode within Safe Mode get yourself into these folders…  • C:\Windows\System32 (Rename wgatray.exe to wgatrayold.exe)  • C:\Windows\System32\dllcache (Rename wgatray.exe to wgatrayold.exe)  Note: Dllcache is a hidden folder, to view hidden folders do the following, go to Start, Control Panel, Folder Options,  Select the view Tab and under the Hidden Files option, select Show hidden files and folders 

2) Safe Mode Registry 
Click on Start, Run and within the open dialog box type regedit and click OK.  • Within the Registry Editor navigate your self to  HKEY_Local_Machine\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersi on\Winlogon\Notify\WGALOGON  • Right Click and Export the WGALOGON Folder (this should be saved onto your machine for backup purposes)  • After Exporting the folder, DELETE the WGALOGON folder  • After deleting close all applications and Restart your machine back to Normal Mode  After being prompt of a successful validation, Restart your Machine

Nov 29, 2007 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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