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How to unhide files and folders hidden by virus?

The files and folders on my USB drives cannot be seen anymore unless I open them with WinRar

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Viruses are a pain in the neck, and to have them hide folders and files for no reason is enough to get anyone steamed. Luckily, the process outlined in the main article should be able to help you unhide the files that have been hidden away. Don't forget to run a virus and malware scan before you unhide everything, as the infection really should be dealt with to avoid a repeat.

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How to recovery my hidden files?

In my pen drive my files are hidden

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Follow the directions in the wiki found here. This method uses the command prompt to make the files on the pen drive visible so that you can then delete them.

I want to make my pen drive bootable and install Window 8 on my Laptop?

In cmd I write diskpart then further steps, but I choose wrong drive to clean and now my important drives and data vanished what should I do, I want to get back my data

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I am creating a web site for this, it helps us save the data. How to download

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How to open hidden files on my SD card?

When I inserted my SD card using my connector, it is shown there that there are files, but when click to removable disk to open it, there are no files..., it read as "this folder is empty

There are number of viruses that cause this problem, however it's possible that you have hidden your files previously, or even by accident. When this happens, you just need to unhide them. In order to do this, and access to your hidden files, follow these steps:

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    On the home screen of your PC, click on the Start menu.
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    Open the Control Panel.
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    In the 'Appearance and Personalization' menu, click on 'Folder Options'.
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    Select the 'View' tab.
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    Under 'Hidden files and folders', check the option to 'Show hidden files, folders, drives'.
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    Click on the 'OK' button.
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    Now your files should be visible on your SD card.
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Note that after you're able to view your files, you should always run an Anti-virus program like Avast, Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky. These programs will scan your computer for any possible viruses, and protect you from other problems that can cause files to be hidden.

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If you're still unable to view your hidden files, they may have been hidden by a virus. For steps of fixing that problem, read our main article by clicking on the title of this page. If you have any additional questions, let us know in the questions section below.

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How to access my hidden folder after formatting my computer?

Sir I had hide my folder in F drive and then after some days I formatted my PC. But now when I tried to open my hidden folder using attrib -s -h command it is showing access is denied in my Windows 8.1. In the cmd I can see the man using the command dir /ah. But I am not able to access. So please provide me the solution as soon as possible.

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How can I fix file hidden problems on desktop?

My file is hidden. It shows 108kb application file size when I try to open nothing is available

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Dear sir I have problem with my USB flash because I send to my file but when I open USB that show empty folder. after I want to check property there show date. what should I do

Dear sir I have problem with my USB flash because I send to my file but when I open USB that show empty folder. after I want to check property there show date. what should I do

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My word document is hidden by antivirus?

Antivirus hide my word and .pdf document

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My folder is empty. How can I view and get all my documents?

I need this folder now. All my doc files are hidden maybe. Last night I saw it, but when I open one document, error happens. Then I closed it. I opened again the folder where I saved all my docs. But unfortunately, all my docs are gone, need that now.

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How to show a Locked folder without a software?

I have locked a folder using Lock-A-Folder software and due to some problem uninstalled the same software. Now the folder which I had locked earlier is not showing in the folders list. Please help.

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I have one folder, in that folder I have many songs but I am unable to see the songs. Can you please help me, sir?

I have one folder, in that folder I have many songs but I am unable to see the songs. Can you please help me, sir

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Actually I have installed folder lock software and with that I locked one of my folder which have HD quality movies.now the software expired and wherever I wanted to unlock it , its displaying that buy that product or unlock failed due to serial number is invalid.please help me?

Actually I have installed folder lock software and with that I locked one of my folder which have HD quality movies.now the software expired and wherever I wanted to unlock it , its displaying that buy that product or unlock failed due to serial number is invalid.please help me...

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About flash pen not opening perfectly?

When I open my flash pen, it comes with only shortcuts

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I deleted a folder which contain videos and that folder is hidden so I can I restore my videos back from external hard disk?

Hi I have created a folder in it again I have created another 3 folder. In those 3 folder I have saved almost 700 videos which is almost 270 GB. And those folders are hidden in my external hard disk. But suddenly by mistake I have deleted that folder. so please give me full details how to recover those videos from my external hard disk

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I have two volumes 3 and 4 that show as HIDDEN in CMDI?

I tried assign letter to one...which is the Recovery one...and it tells me that it is not free to be assigned...what do I do?. I have tried: Disk partition, select volume, assign letter, boot. I think it was caused by: Trying to do a system restore with a program other than Windows

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Forgot the folder name after hiding the files using attrib function?

Is there anything that you can help with recovering my folder to unhide .I've tried attrib -s -h -r /s /d but it is showing access denied.

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