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Show Hidden radio button are not selecting???

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

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