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Folder hide i cant see some folder in my harddisk but if i tried in dos using dir/a command then its ok. but i cant change its attribute also (only for those in which i have space)

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Open tools menu, on top bar of your folder, and chose option 'folder options'. Alternatively open 'folder options' from control panel.
In 'folder options' box use view files option. In view files chose display hidden files and display system file.
Here is the way to do this in detail

To change attributes click right button of mouse on folder, chose properies, at the bottom of properties box you have the attributes.

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Posted on Mar 19, 2008

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1) Using free software:
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But Surabaya virus change your folder attribute to system folder. So to see your folders you have to untcheck option " hide protected system files and folder" which appears
Right "below the show hidden files and folder" option
Path:
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1)Manual:
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Autorun Eater software:
Autorun Eater software helps to protect and remove autorun virus which generally infects from external storage device and internet. This small software is very helpful in conjunction with any antivirus software even it alone can protect your computer from autorun virus(but not complete solution).

(C)infoall , legal: Use above information on your own risk

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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.
(Rate me after you have got ur solution)

-Thanx
-Romy

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