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Is this correct attrib -s -h -r /d /s E: *.*?

I can't remember the command on how to open hidden files .

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The command format is

attrib -s -h -r e:\*.* /d /s

Where "e:" is the flash drive that you access.

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Hi! This is an anonymous user of Facebook, and I am searching across various sites for Facebook command tricks?

I am searching the Command Prompt commands to reveal hidden pictures of a Facebook profile.

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Facebook security levels between users are high, and there are no commands that will let you obtain database information of the the Web site written in C++ and PHP. In order to gain access to hidden pictures of the user, ask him or her to give you access to those.

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What attrib am I supposed to type in?

I got to step 4, but now I'm stuck and don't understand what it is that I'm supposed to be typing in

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I cannot understand the command attrib -s -h -r /s /d?

What does these s,h,r,s,d stands for

You can type in cmd window; attrib /? then hit enter and you will get the help text on what are those, we have listed down for your reference those help meanings.

ATTRIB [+R | -R] [+A | -A ] [+S | -S] [+H | -H] [+I | -I]

      [drive:][path][filename] [/S [/D] [/L]]
 +   Sets an attribute.
 -   Clears an attribute.
 R   Read-only file attribute.
 A   Archive file attribute.
 S   System file attribute.
 H   Hidden file attribute.
 I   Not content indexed file attribute.
 X   No scrub file attribute.
 V   Integrity attribute.
 [drive:][path][filename]
     Specifies a file or files for attrib to process.
 /S  Processes matching files in the current folder
     and all subfolders.
 /D  Processes folders as well.
 /L  Work on the attributes of the Symbolic Link versus
     the target of the Symbolic Link

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Attrib code is not working on my system?

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Where to write attrib, tell me, teach me?

Where to write attrib and do I have to space bar before copy and paste?

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My computer went off after a blackout and the UPS ran of power and it went off. okay, after I boot up, I cannot find my user files. My files has been lost. I need help?

I work for a bank. All files has been lost I have to retrieve it back because the user need to have the files back to work. I have tried: Using cmd attrib \users -s -h -r /s /d. I think it was caused by: Blackout

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Hi, when I use the "attrib method" whether I run it as User or Administrator, it always lists the files, but says "access denied" after each one. Also, I am getting a message that "RPC Server is unavailable" when I try to enable/disable certain Services?

Hi, when I use the "attrib method" whether I run it as User or Administrator, it always lists the files, but says "access denied" after each one. Also, I am getting a message that "RPC Server is unavailable" when I try to enable/disable certain Services.

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Please explain internal functioning of attrib command, how it actually works?

Please explain internal functioning of attrib command, how it actually works?

What each and every character of attrib command indicates? like what "a ", "s" , "h" etc characters stands for?

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I am creating a bat file to change a folder icon, but I can't change my folder into a system folder. How can I change my icons using a bat file?

I am creating a bat file to change a folder icon, but I can't change my folder into a system folder.. . my code is:. xcopy /h /s "C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\test\icon" "%CD%". attrib +s "%CD%". . Inside the directory "C:\Users\%user%\Desktop\test\icon" is an icon and a Configuration settings file, both are referenced correctly. For a test I tried using attrib +h "%CD%" and it worked.. . How can I change my icons using a bat file?

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Thank you very much Aien 20... E:\>attrib -s -h -r /s /d has done it for me :)?

Thank you very much Aien 20... E:\>attrib -s -h -r /s /d has done it for me :). I have tried: Thank you very much Aien 20... E:\>attrib -s -h -r /s /d has done it for me :). I think it was caused by: Virus

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Attrib command not working while unhiding. I have tried many times. showing same problem?

It is showing attrib is not recognized as an internal or external command. What can I do next. Help. Not explained how to solve this type of problem. So please explain as fast as possible

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