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Show hidden folder problem radio button not selecting

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i am using p4 comp with 512mb ram recently i have computer has been attcked by a virus .i have norton 2005 but it does not say which variant the virus.Now the problem is i have hidden all the files and folders in d drive .when go to folder option and when i select show hidden folders but nothing showing in the explorer.again when i check foler option-view hide folder option is selected .all my important data is in the hidden folder and files

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If you can formate ur all drive.thats the end of all problem.

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In XP Professional Operating System, Show hidden radio button are not selecting on the folder option. after selecting show hidden radio button will close the folder option window, again am going to the folder option - view - can able to see do not show hidden folder option is selected. What could be the issue? Why Show hidden radio button are not selected?

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I don't see my folders on my external hard disk. When I scan the disk for viruses I can see my folders while they are scanned. When I add new folders to it they don't disappear.


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It is due to virus activity. Some virus make the contents of the drive hidden, that is why user can't see the files. This can be fixed and data would be available to you. However, there are number of steps involved.
It is suggested that go to FOLDER OPTIONS - and select 'SHOW HIDDEN FILES & FOLDERS' and uncheck/ Deselect 'HIDE PROTECTED SYSTEM FILES'.
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It would show the hidden files/ folders, if the system not infected Otherwise, from the clean/ virus free system you can see your data and copy all the required files/data. Select the required files and right-click and change the properties of the file by un-checking the hidden attribute. Please note that you can not change the properties (hidden attribute of the files) if the files are marked as system files. To change the attribute of such folders you can download and use iReset.
Dolwnload iReset and drag and drop the files/ folders on to its window to fix.

Also, make sure that you have a good antivirus installed and its updated. Scan your system and clean it. As long the the virus is there on you PC, you cannot get it fixed. However, if new folders don't disappear, it is likely that you would be able to fix the issue.

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soln: My Computer->Tools->Folder Option-> Go to View Tab -> select the radio button show hidden file, folder and drive

2) By using software for hidden the file, we have to unlock the file for the software itself

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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.

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i am techbuddies from fixya group i want to try and solve your issue .

i hope that you want to see the hidden files in your computer .

first of all openup my computer and then go to tools and then select folder option and then on the top click view then you will find a radio button that say show hidden file and folder in the computer check that option and then click on to apply and ok

and then try to restart the computer if the same problem comes up please try to contact me on my email or on fixya group will love to solve your issue

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Hi Mykk

If you are using Microsoft windows then follow the following steps to hide any files and folder:

1. Right click the file or folder that you want to hide
2. Go to Properties
3. Now in the Attribute Section (Below the size of files or folder)
4. Now You'll be able to see two check box option i.e. "Read-only" & "Hidden".
5. Now check mark the Hidden Option in Attribute Section.
6. Click Apply Button.
7. Confirm the option to apply settings to Subfolder & files(This confirmattion is asked only if you are hiding any folder).
8. Click OK.

9Now you'll be seeing that the folder or file's color has been changed that means you have hidden file or folder Successfully.

10. Now Go to "Tools" in menu bar
11. Click "Folder options"
12. Go to "View" Tab
13. Now in Hidden files and folder optin below Select the redio box i.e. "Do not show hidden files and folders"
14. Click Apply button
15. Click Ok


To Unhide your files or folder follow the steps from 10-15, by just making changes in step 13.
You just have to select the radio box i.e. "Show hidden files and folders.
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Show Hidden radio button are not selecting???


The most likely reason is that you're not logged in as an Administrator of that machine.

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