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Could not select "show hidden files & folders" in folders option

When i select "show hidden files & folders" in folder option.....after selecting ok
it automatically select "do not show hidden files & folders" in folder option.
that's why i can not see my hidden files & folders.

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    hidden files not shown even after selecting show hidden files and folders

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    i am using windows xp with service pack 3. i can't see the option "show hiden files and folders" in Tools-Folder options-View-Hiden files and folders.

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Go to system registry.......click start then run and type regedit then find this key HKEY_ LOCAL_MACHINE software microsoft windows current version explorer advanced folder hidden showall

in your right pane show it DWORD key of CheckedValue delete it.....and create new DWORD key and give the name CheckedValue and enter 1 into value data.......

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Are u using windows Xp or some other operating system
If it is Xp with service pack 2 just select and say apply it will be ok
or else if it is a windows xp with service pack 3 for this no option given but even i am not able to open the hidden files

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Still i didnt my problem solved. i cant able to select "show hidden files and folders"

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Open HK_U\S-1-5-21-1220945662-573735546-1801674531-1003(Second to the last)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
On the right side,right click Hidden and choose modify. change its value data into 1 then click ok.
Do it also for showsuperhidden and superhidden. Refresh your folder. Your hidden folders should now appear.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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Hi Mykk

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