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How to Unhide System Files

Posted under Vista, XP by ifoundafix


The other day while browsing the Internet I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

I was unable to locate the ‘Local Settings’ Folder or specific files.

The solution and description to this error is set out below;


The reason for this was because they are set to hidden by default.. The solution is to;

Open My Computer; For XP, click on Tools, then Options. Or for Vista click on Organize, then Properties.

From the view tab, select ‘Show hidden files and folders’ and untick ‘Hide extensions for known file types’ and also untick ‘hide protected operating system files’

Choose yes from the prompt.

I hope you too have Found A Fix!

  1. krishna Said,

    Guys i lock a folder using the command attrib +s +h “path”…..in the command prompt…but thning is that i forget the name of the folder which i hided…can u please help me to find out that folder name and the files which kept inside….please its very importaant.

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