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Problem in watching hidden files.

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I have problem in opening the hidden files. when i select to show the hidden file it automatically select the option "do not show hidden files" after some time.


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  • Anonymous May 05, 2008

    in my computer icon c drive d drive are not opening. It given to open in which program

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I had earlier experienced the same problem of when you double click the Drives....the response is an open with dialog bo..If they were earlier opening when you doble clicked .Its most probable that a virus has infected your machine..Try to clean it wih a stong and updated antivirus..Also if you have to access the drives try to right click on them and click explore on the pop-up menu..
Try opening them in windows explorer..for option two

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