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Folder option hide in xp

My Windows XP SP2 is not show folder option pls help me.


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Re: folder option hide in xp

You have a virus called Brontok. It hides the Folder Options. Install any antivirus with latest updates and it will clean it.


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Re: folder option hide in xp

Open my computer... at tools menu click folder options... then click view tab and click the button show all 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.




Jun 14, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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Prolblem with folder option when unhiding the folder that is hidden the virus resets back to hide again the hidden folder.. the virus is created to hide a folders and replicate the folder and make it...

DOWNLOAD MALWAREBYTES ANTIMALWARE. Rename it to Something.exe install it. Run it in safe mode and do a full scan . it should pick up the virus and delete it and quarintine it. Restart your PC when required.

Jun 08, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Service...

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Icon background in Windows XP 2

It looks like a custom view for a music folder. Try right-clicking on the folder in Windows Explorer, then select the 3rd tab, "Customize", and change your folder type.

Jan 27, 2010 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2

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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.

Sep 19, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium with...

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Hidden files shown aoyomatically on startup

are you wanting to hide a few files? or you can right click each file ..go to properties and click HIDE that should work

May 26, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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Problem in Windows XP sp2

Type the following text in notepad
Save this file as recover.reg [.reg is extension for regfiles]
Double click on it.
Log off is essential.

Mar 15, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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I am getting an error " registry editor disabled by administrator"

your win XP 2 infected with virus. Maybe rontokbro@mm. to restore back the regedit. download this file

save to your desktop then

Right-click the UnHookExec.inf file and click install. (This is a small file. It does not display any notice or boxes when you run it).

Hope it's work for you.

Feb 19, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Restore 'my documents' folder to viewable and not hidden files

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

Sep 26, 2007 | Microsoft Windows Xp Home Edition Sp2...

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Folder Read Only problem in windows xp professional

Hi This may help you Good luck.

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

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