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How can I get back the files hidden in my USB?

I can't access the files in my USB because they are all hidden. What can I do to get my hidden files back?

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If you don't have a virus on your USB, as explained in the main article, which can be accessed by clicking the link at the end of the article intro provided later in this Q&A, you can access hidden files on your USB by following these steps:

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    Click on the Start button.
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  2. 2
    Open your Control Panel.
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  3. 3
    Select 'Appearance and Personalization'.
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    Click on Folder Options, and open it.
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    Click on the 'View' tab.
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    Under Advanced settings, find 'Hidden files and folders'.
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    Select 'Show hidden files and folders'.
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    Click on the 'Apply' or 'OK' button.
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This will let you see all of the files on your USB. When you can see them, make sure you use an antivirus program, like Avast, McAfee or Norton to scan your computer.

If you are still unable to see your hidden files, then your USB probably has a virus, and you will need to follow the steps in the main guide.

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I have hidden my files from hard drive but now its not opening ?

Hidden files unable to open kindly give me the solution

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How can I delete a virus on my USB when I can't see my files?

Delete virus. How can I view my hidden files?

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If your USB drive has a virus, then you should not plug it into any computer or other device that does not have a virus application installed, such as Norton, McAfee, or TrendMicro. You can then use the virus application to scan the USB drive, and delete or fix any infected files, while also removing the virus.

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In the event that your USB drive has hidden sectors, you may need to format it, so that you have access to those areas again. Steps on accessing these sectors can be seen in the main guide, which is linked in this Q&A.

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How can I open my files on USB using command prompt?

What can I do to get my USB files to open with a command prompt?

You can open your USB files through the command prompt by plugging your USB into any Laptop or PC, and following the steps provided in our main guide on the topic. To access these steps, simply scroll to the top of this Q&A, and click on the title text, which will take you directly to our article on the topic. Alternatively, if the image and steps provided in this article have not helped you, you can click the link at the end of the article snippet to view the full how to guide for viewing hidden files on your USB.

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Show Hidden Files Using Command Prompt

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How can I see my files hidden on my memory card ?

Some files are hidden on my memory card

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MY USB FLASH DON'T SHOW MY CONTENT ?

WHAT SHOULD I DO?

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My USB name is not recognized, what should I do?

My USB name is not recognized, what should I do?

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Hello. My USB device will show as a FAT 32, empty?

I am running Windows 7, 64 bit. It started as not showing the files that I know are contained in the USB; now the device will not even mount, even though I have tried different computers. I have tried the command prompt sequence, downloaded a couple of USB fix software, but to no avail.

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My USB has lost it's storage space. How can I recover it?

I reformatted my PNY 3.0 USB after running a Linux OS on it, and now instead of a 32GB partition I have a 500 MB partition.

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I insert my USB then it shows embedded. How can I fix it?

Hidden files that is shown embedded

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I cannot find my hidden folders on my USB stick?

I have followed the steps in the article. I have already clicked the "show hidden files and folders" option through my control panel. I am looking for a hidden file named content. I have also tried using the command prompt but when I type in attrib -s -h -r /s /d, it says file cannot be found.

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About my USB. It is so crazy?

Hi! I am experiencing problems with my USB. If I connect my USB in our speaker to listen to songs, it does not read. But if I connect it to the computer, it works properly. How can I solve this?

There can be several reasons for this. Refer to the user manual for your sound system to learn what file-system formats and what files and codecs are supported. Then format the USB device on your computer with the appropriate file system. To do this, press the Windows and "E" keys and right-click the flash-drive letter. Select "Format..." Under "File System" and choose your required file system. Click "Start". After the flash drive has been formatted, place files on it in formats, either uncompressed or encoded with codecs supported by the sound system, that are supported by the sound system. For example, you may read in the manual that your sound system accepts only a FAT32-formatted flash drive with LAME-encoded 160 Kilobit-per-second (Kbps) mp3 files. Then you will have to place only 128-160 Kbps MP3 files encoded by the LAME codec onto it.

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How to hack any USB, LAN, WAN, Tel. ports?

Because my teachers have a project, I was appointed to demonstrate how to hack USB ports

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USB write protected. And can't format?

I have a USB made by HP 16GB. Model is v221w it shows write protected and can't work. I have used many software to format it but it can't. Also used HP USB format. Have any solution for this?. I have tried: HP USB format software, used other software to format it but the problem is still.. I think it was caused by: Write protection by a virus.

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How can I boot from a USB using a virtual box?

I can't boot from a USB in a virtual box. I have tried: I have tried but failed to get the option. I think it was caused by: Maybe I don't know how to use a virtual machine

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Thanks you so much frrom you kindness?

The problem is solved the command is so useful

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USB showing system volume information?

My USB is showing system volume information folder but the data is invisible. What should I do

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I am not seeing 'appearance and personalization' in my control panel?

I am not seeing 'appearance and personalization' in my control panel

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