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How to view my hidden files in USB?

How to view my hidden files in USB

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You can view them using the same steps provided in our main article, by clicking the title text at the top of this page, "Show Hidden Files Using Command Prompt". That will open the full article, where you can use your USB drive letter in place of the standard drive letter shown in the example. If you are instead having a problem due to your USB drive not showing up at all, you will want to read our article on how to reset USB drivers.

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How can I hide a local drive?

Please help me. How can I hide a local drive??

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  1. 1
    Press the Windows button.
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    Type "diskpart" and right-click "diskpart.exe".
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    Click "Run as administrator".
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    Type "list volume" and press "Enter".
    You will see visible drive letters. Remember the volume number and letter for future reference. In this instruction, "1" and "D" will be used. Replace these with yours in the steps below.
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    Type "select volume 1" and press "Enter".
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    Type "remove letter D" and press "Enter".
    The drive will be hidden now.
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When you need to access the disk drive, you will need to perform the steps below.

  1. 1
    Press the Windows button.
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    Type "diskpart" and right-click "diskpart.exe".
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    Click "Run as administrator".
    In this instruction, volume number "1" and letter "D" will be used. Replace these with yours in the steps below.
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    Type "select volume 1" and press "Enter".
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    Type "assign letter D" and press "Enter".
    The drive will be shown now.
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I have hidden the files in one of my drive using the "attrib" command in Command Prompt?

Now, I forgot the name of the hidden file. Is there any way to see the hidden files without knowing the folder name?

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In Command Prompt, change the drive letter to the required one. For example:

CD c:\

Now, type the following command to show only hidden or system files:

dir /S /A:SH

How can I recover my files if I had deleted the drive but did not format it?

I already formatted my hard disk in making 3 partition drive C, D and E because my computer was infected by virus so I decided to format only the drive C: and Drive E: because all my backup are in drive D:

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How do I get my Lexar secure USB flash drive to show up?

Haven't backed up in ages because I can't remember how to get the device to show up. It only flashes for a second in the "Computer" window (as the F drive?) and even when I manage to click on it nothing happens. I believe the mfr. default was to leave it hidden so I left it that way when formatting but I have long since forgotten how to access it. I have followed instructions to show hidden files. No way.

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Flash drive shows up as "untitled " hidden files shows 5GB used but file says nothing to see here Lexar 8 GB flash drive, why?

Was previously FAT32 with Linux OS downloaded on to it 2.9GB running Chrome OS on Acer Chromebook ll cb3-111; question is why and how can I fix this issue?

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Please I wanted your assistance to unhide my file from flash drive?

My flash drive have been attacked with a virus

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My admin had hidden all my C and D drive?

Where can I access it now'

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How can I restore my older files I had on the flash even when right now I can't see them?

Well at first the problem was seeing a shortcut for my flash alone, opening it I saw my usual files. but when I dragged some files onto the flash, what happened was that the shortcut disappeared completely. I have tried going through the tutorial you stated first on this article, but nothing has happened. What can I do? Thank you

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Sir why is it that I can't retrieve all the files lost in my USB?

I have many files stored in my USB, then the other day I used it in storing file from the Facebook, now when I open my USB all my files were gone, the only file left was the picture that I have saved from the Facebook. I tried retrieving it using the command attrib -s -h -r /s /d but still I was not able to retrieve all files, thanks

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How to permanently delete a flash-drive shortcut in my USB?

There is a picture of a flash drive and an arrow beside it that appears, how can I fix it?

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I have just recently upgraded to Windows 10 and now I no longer can access the files on my flash drive. Please help?

I have just recently upgraded to Windows 10 and now I no longer can access the files on my flash drive. Please help!. I have tried: All of the steps you have listed in your article and also going into the command screen and pasting a command that I copied from somewhere else.. I think it was caused by: This has only been a problem since I upgraded to Windows 10.

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My hard drive has many videos but now its gone. When I scanned it with my Windows defender I found out that worms had entered my HD. I've already cleaned it then when I opened my HD there is nothing to be seen?

Already told. My hard drive has many videos but now its gone. When I scanned it with my Windows defender I found out that worms had entered my HD. I've already cleaned it then when I opened my HD there is nothing to be seen

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MY USB is not working for three days now?

I've used this USB so many times with no issues, tried it on three PC and now every time I try to use it, it is not opening at all, I have many folders in it that are very important. I have tried: Nothing, the computer is not reading it at all. I think it was caused by: I am worried; water

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After typing the command prompt as instructed, there was no report of the syntax being incorrect, indicating the command was OK, however I cannot still retrieve my files despite the flash disc indicating it is full, kindly assist?

Command prompt was responsive but still cannot retrieve the file

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