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Unhide the hidden files in Xp RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have some probem with my OS.
    I have folder option in Tools menu, But whn I choose to show a files and press 'Apply+Ok' it doesnt work.
    Hidden fies are not going to show. They remains hidden still.
    Pls hep me how to recover this problem......


    Saturday, January 19, 2008 12:59 PM

Answers

  • Open regedit and goto:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

    In right-side pane, change value of "Hidden" to as following:
    1 - To show hidden files
    2 - To not show hidden files

    If it doesnt work, then it may be caused by a virus so scan your computer for virus.
    Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:51 PM

All replies

  • Well u have a virus.

    just disable all start up and use this tool http://en.sergiwa.com/modules/mydownloads/singlefile.php?cid=2&lid=1

    may, this will help
    Saturday, January 19, 2008 3:09 PM

  • @Ankit

    I will try it and reply U soon.....
    Sunday, January 20, 2008 4:57 PM
  • Open regedit and goto:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

    In right-side pane, change value of "Hidden" to as following:
    1 - To show hidden files
    2 - To not show hidden files

    If it doesnt work, then it may be caused by a virus so scan your computer for virus.
    Tuesday, January 29, 2008 4:51 PM
  •  

    hi,

    did u manage to solve ur problem about unhiding the hidden files?

    coz i have the same problem and it's driving me nuts..

    if yes, plz inform me with the solution..

    regards..

    Sunday, February 17, 2008 2:02 PM
  • go to the run type "cmd"
    then there will appear a black window named  command prompt
    then go to the location using this facility and change the attribute
    for changing that type help attrib
    you will get the help
    the virus is there bu it will not affect the dos mode access
    good luck
    for further  querys you can contact me in
    lee.corp@yahoo.com
    waiting with full hearth
    good night

    Tuesday, February 19, 2008 5:44 PM
  • check out Tools menu, But whn I choose to show a files and

    and also allow to show SYSTEM HIDDEN FILES

     

    it will work

     

    regards

    http://allfree-stuff.com

    Wednesday, February 20, 2008 11:27 AM
  • Thanks dude!!! I had a similar issue and it got resolved.
    Saturday, November 8, 2008 3:10 PM
  • Definite Malware activity. There are these usb infectors that will stop you from viewing hidden files. I would suggest u to download AMIR from MalwareInfo.Org and detect if any infected files are there. If you are running any AV Client then update that with the latest definition and disable system restore and run a full system scan from Safe Mode... if the malwares signature is in ur AV Definition, then it will reslve the issue by cleaning the malware... else I would recoment you to take the help of someone who knows how to clean undetected malwares from the system... also you can post your system log generated with AMIR in www.malwareanalysis.org.

    P.S: Show hidden files not working can be a definite sign of malware activity. Anyone facing this problem should consult a person who is having good idea and knowledge about cleaning undetected malwares from system.
    Sunday, November 16, 2008 5:35 AM