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Folder options no working

Hi i have formatted my hard disk because of virus, and i have now installed the os again, now again the folder options is not working, i have scanned for virus but i did'nt find any, when ever i open my computer and any drives, the drives are opening in new window, plzz help me , the option in the folder tools are not working, thanks in advance

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  • bunrt Feb 14, 2008

    MY problem is that folder options are shown but the view side is displaying a weird language other then english how to fix it plz help me out

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2008

    my folder option is not working properly.i.e the folder are not opening in the same window.plz help me out

  • Anonymous Feb 29, 2008

    I have the same problem that my folder options doesn't work and I can't use hidden files

  • Anonymous Mar 10, 2008

    sir my folder option is not working properly i enable show hidden files but after that it is diable

  • akash shukla Mar 13, 2008

    Dear Sir

    I am not able to appear the files and folder option in windows xp pro.

    after select Tools-Folder options- view- Hidden files and folders-show hidden files and folder click ok but we cant see hidden files and folders. plz assist us

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2008

    how to enable folder option and registry?

  • sexyis Mar 23, 2008

    Though My folder optiones is displayed .but still the option show hidden files and folders is not working plzz help me out

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2008

    i am having the same problem

  • reydearte Apr 09, 2008

    i have formatted my hard disk because of virus, and i have now installed the os again, now again the folder options is not working, i have scanned for virus but i did'nt find any, when ever i open my computer and any drives, the drives are opening in new window, plzz help me , the option in the folder tools are not working???

    wat do i do????????

  • m_zee Apr 14, 2008

    i have the same virus of doesnt shpwn my folder option and when i enter any drices such as D: or any drives, it opend at new driver

    thanks alot for any help


  • ThunderSt0rm Apr 28, 2008

    Yes , the same symptomes , A low-level batch-file (6.bat) written virus , my flash-drive got infected with @ a cyber cafe , the file was associated with an "Autorun.inf" file , i clicked the drive icon by mistake (am usually carefull about it) , the whole system got infected with the following symptomes :

    1. Patition drives no longer open in the same window , they open in their own windows.

    2. All hidden / system files / folders disappeared

    3. Every time i try to uncheck the check boxes @ Tools-->Folder options menu , and then press Ok , nothing changes , hidden stuff are still hidden , and when i access the Folder Options again I see the check boxes , checked again as if i never try to uncheck them ...

  • amit_22 May 05, 2008

    yes i have exactly same problem

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    folder options

  • Anonymous May 10, 2008

    In folder options.. from tools menu is display but problem is this when i click on show hidden file and apply-ok and close.but it is not working,when i opne again folder options..>view radio button check on do not show hidden file.i use windows xp sp2.

  • Anonymous May 13, 2008

    i have lost my hidden files and the folder option in tools is also not appearing

  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    idont no

  • vishal12 Jun 24, 2008

    i have virus in my computer so. i reinstall my os because of virus but now folder option is not working plzzzzzzzz help me

  • harishkumar1 Aug 01, 2008

    when ever i open my drives its opening in new window my folder options is not working properly. i dont have any virus in the system with formating the os we can solve this problem?

  • Anonymous Aug 29, 2008

    Folder option is cann't working properly. please help me....

  • afantepa Nov 25, 2008

    my folder option not work properly...i can not view my hidden files

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2009

    when i open folder options and click on show hidden files and folder it s not working and every time a new window opens for each application

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2009

    my folder option not work properly...i can not view my hidden files

  • roshanpatil5 Apr 06, 2009

    folder option not working properly

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    my folder options didn't in the control panel

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My folder option not working , i had formated the system ,but still its not working,

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My hidden files are not opening

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Posted on Oct 26, 2008

Code: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


  1. Copy the above contents and paste it into notepad.
  2. Save it to your desktop as fix.reg.
  3. Go to your desktop and double-click on it.
  4. You will be ask if you would like to merge it to the registry. Click Yes.
  5. Reboot your pc.

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This autorun.inf problem in my other pation . i can't delte my data on it . what i have to do . plz..... sugest me my email id is or

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So how my folde option hidden canot open why

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Hello Friend..

Today we have a huge database of viruses across the internet. Most common is autorun.inf which directly attack to the folder option. It permanetly disable the folder option. None of a anti-virus have its defination to remove it. So i research for it and find the very good solution for it. Here is the solution.

1. Format your windows Drive which is C:\ Drive.
2. After installation don't install any item include drivers.
3. go to My computer--> Tools--> Folder Option now select the show hidden files.
4. Uncheck next two option Hide extensions for known file types & Hide protected opetating system files (Recommended)
5. Now click on apply and Ok.
6. Now open my computer in explorer mode by simply click on folder button near to search button.
7. select evey drive and delete files named autorun.inf, u.bat, microsoftpowerpoint.exe, recycle bin or $recycle bin.
8. After deleting from every drive just restart your computer and check your drive.
9. Now your computer is ready and free from that stupid viruses.

If you have any trouble in this solution then just contect me on or Enjoy with your work and PC.

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Still a virus problem,,, scan with avast antivirus, this one will really help.

but still after a complete scan,, u'll have to reinstall a fresh windows,,


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