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Computer i have kept a folder whose property was made to hidden and with folder option made it to not show the hidden folder and all subfolders. i am using XP professional with NTFS system. initially i could switch to unhide the folder option that hidden folder could be seen. after some time something went wrong and now despite going through folder option to unhide the hidden folders it does not happen so as before and am unable to access the data hidden in folder. this data is very important to me and require it back. i am in desperate situation and need your help please.

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  • dfcfrancis Dec 18, 2007

    i right clicked on a folder which contained my pictures and i clicked on properties and clicked on hidden and i can't seem to find it and i need to restore it cause they are very important. I went on cumputer option and found the names of the pictures but couldn't see or find the pictures.

  • Anonymous Dec 18, 2007

    ACTUALLY THE PARTITION OF THE hdd CONTAINED THAT HIDDEN FOLDER ONLY AND IF THE PROPERTY OF THE hdd IS CHECKED YET IT SHOWS THAT IT CONTAINS 1.3 gb OF DATA BUT IT IS NOT RECOVERABLE. bESIDE EXPERIMENTALY IF I CHANGE OF PRESENT FOLDER PROPERTY AS HIDDEN YET IT IS NOT RETIVABLE AND JUST VANISHES. IT IS HAPPENING ON ANY PARTITION OF HDD. PLZ HELP AS NOTHING SEEMS BE WORKING AND AM IN GREAT FIX.

  • srujan Feb 14, 2008

    i have kept a folder whose property was made to hidden and with folder option made it to not show the hidden folder and all subfolders.
    i am using XP professional with NTFS system. initially i could switch to unhide the folder option that hidden folder could be seen. after some time something went wrong and now despite going through folder option to unhide the hidden folders it does not happen so as before and am unable to access the data hidden in folder. this data is very important to me and require it back. i am in desperate situation and need your help please

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For neerajay.. from what i understand, you cant find your files, so there must be some one that has deleted your data or you forgot where you left it

for both of you.. to find something, try using the search option from the start menu..
if you dont remember the name of the file but know the extension, type in *.doc to find word documents.. *.jpg to find pictures..
then, the results must show something that you can use to get your info back

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