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Hidden folder when i try to acces hideen folder they not active. why ? when i take hideen folder go to tools and get folder option then show hidden flds, but they not active. plez help me...............

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Looks like you are infected with the brontok virus. It also disables registry editor and task manager. You can check. And if this is the case, You can download the brontok removal tool from here.

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How to open the folder if this is a acces denide


Click start control panel,folder options select view scroll down to hidden files and folders tick in show hidden files and folders
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How to make windows show the hidden files.


To Enable showing of hidden folders and files. fist open my computer and then go to "Tools" then "Folder Options". Then click on the "View" tab, and under "Hidden Files and Folders", click "Show Hidden Files and Folders".

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How can i view hidden files in windows xp?


Kindly follow the following steps to view your hidden files in your PC...

1. Double click & Open the 'Windows Explorer / My Computer'

2. From the file menu bar select 'Tools'

3. Select 'Folder Options'

4. Select the 'View' Tab on the Option Window

5. In that tab you will find 'Hidden Files & Folders' with a folder icon

6. Select the 'Show Hidden Files and Folders' by selecting the radio button.

7. Then select 'Apply'

Now you will be able to view the hidden files & folders in your system. I have enclosed the screen shots for your better reference.


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How do I fix Error 8E5E05F6


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.

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Unable to activate show hidden folders


You are right that this is because of a virus attack. The virus has changed somethign in the registry. Follow the below methods:
Method 1:Go to registry editor by running regedit in the run box.
Go to this key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\
Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

In the right hand area, double click hidden and change the value to 1.
Now you’re all set to go. Check it in your tools menu if the changes have taken effect.
Method 2:1. Click “Start” -> “Run…” (or press Windows key + R)
2. Type “regedit” and click “Ok”.
3. Find the key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\
Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL
4. Look at the “CheckedValue” key… This should be a DWORD key. If it isn’t, delete the key.
5. Create a new key called “CheckedValue” as a DWORD (hexadecimal) with a value of 1.
6. The “Show hidden files & folders” check box should now work normally. Enjoy! 

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Can set up Windows XP to show hidden files/folders


go to controal panal in start then folder options then the view tab
You will have a option to view all hiden folders xp by default will have this turned off Thanx for using Fixya

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Can't see hidden files


Have you tried My Computer/Tools/Folder Option/View/Show Hidden Files and Folders option ?

Jan 15, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Unable to activate show hidden folders


Hi,

Based on your description, the OS is infected with a virus. The virus controls this so as to prevent you from seeing "unknown", "unfamiliar" files/folders and thus itself. Th easiest is to run your antivirus and an online scanner, clean/delete said viruses from your system and their support files. Some other indicators are, Task Manager will not show, "msconfig" will run but auto close as well as what you posted, Folder Options will not engage.

Additionally, you could try to:
  • download, install and run RRT.exe to force the registry into removing these restrictions;
  • download, install and run AdAware.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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Folder option


Hi , hidden folder need password , if computer says password try to sign password.

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first in the folder push on controlle then click a in the same time if u have hidden files a msg will apeer go folder option second tab and scroll down and choose show hidden files,,u will see them then right click the hidden file and remove the hidden and puut the read only

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