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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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To use Attrib, you must be at the DOS command prompt. In Windows XP, Vista, and 7, you can open a command prompt window by either typing "cmd" into the Run bar or by browsing to the Command Prompt (Start menu > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt). In Vista or 7, you can also type "cmd" into the Search bar.

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attrib <path><filename> +h

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If you later want to make that same file visible again, just type:

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I have a WD my book drive. When I try to see the files on the drive they are Not there, But when I click the properties the drive shows half the drive space is used. how do I get the files to show be...


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It is due to virus activity. Some virus make the contents of the drive hidden, thats 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.
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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
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