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Why is it that when running the file, I'm getting "attrib" not as a recognized command?

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Method 1.

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    Press the Windows key + "Pause - Break".
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    Click "Advanced system settings".
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    Click "Environment variables..."
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    In "System variables", look for "Path".
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    Click Edit and add "C:\Windows\System32;" at the end of the string.
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    Reboot your PC.
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    If it is not working, then you will need to scan your computer by pressing the Windows key, typing "cmd.exe", right-clicking "Command Prompt" or "cmd.exe" shown in the result searches, and selecting "Run as administrator.
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    Type sfc /scannow.
    You may need to insert your Windows DVD now when asked.
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Method 2. Enable hidden files without "attrib".

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    Press the Windows key.
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    Type "regedit".
    Press "Enter".
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    Expand "HKEY_CURRENT_USER", "Software", "Microsoft", "Windows", "CurrentVersion", and "Explorer".
    Click on "Advanced" on the left.
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    Look for "Hidden".
    If it is not on the list. Right-click the empty space on the right pane and select "New" and "DWORD (32-bit) Value". Type "Hidden".
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    Right-click "Hidden".
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    Select "Modify..."
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    Enter "1" in the input field.
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    Click "OK".
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    Look for "ShowSuperHidden".
    If it is not on the list. Right-click the empty space on the right pane and select "New" and "DWORD (32-bit) Value". Type "ShowSuperHidden".
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    Right-click "ShowSuperHidden".
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    Select "Modify..."
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    Enter "1" in the input field.
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    Click "OK".
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    Reboot your computer.
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