Q&A from the article:

Free Up Android Phone's Internal Storage

Edited by samurai, Rob, Eng, tonton and 10 others

Questions and Answers

How to change attribute hidden for a file?

I want to change attribute of my file

Ad

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

I can't view my files. Please sir help me?

My USB can't open anymore. I think its infected

Advertisement

In order to determine if your USB is infected, you can use an anti-virus program such as Avast, Kaspersky, Nod32, Norton, or McAfee to scan your USB drive. After scanning, if you still can't access your files, follow the steps below to un-hide them:

Was this helpful? Yes | No
  1. 1
    On your desktop, click on the Start menu.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    Open the Control panel.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    Click on 'Personalization and appearance'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  4. 4
    Open 'Folder options'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  5. 5
    Select 'View' from the tabs, and scroll to the 'Hidden files, folders' section.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  6. 6
    Click on 'Show hidden files, folders, drives'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  7. 7
    Click on 'OK'.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  8. 8
    Go to your USB drive, your files should be visible now.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No

If you need more help un-hiding your files, let us know in the Q&A section.

How to unlock freezing using CMD?

I want to unlock the freezing of my PC so that I can save my files on desktop

Advertisement

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

Sir how to search for hidden file with the help of cmd?

How can I search for my hidden files using the command prompt?

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

More questions and answers on this topic can be found here: Clean Cache in "App Storage" "Other"

The above questions are from the following wiki...
Free Up Android Phone's Internal Storage
More questions and answers

I have used the command prompt yesterday and folder options. I recovered the file but when they open it on another computer it is hidden again. Now, I can no longer retrieve the files even using the command prompt and folder option under view tab to click show hidden files. What shall I do. I need to print the exam of my college

I have used the command prompt yesterday and folder options. I recovered the file but when they open it on another computer it is hidden again. Now, I can no longer retrieve the files even using the command prompt and folder option under view tab to click show hidden files. What shall I do. I need to print the exam of my college

Was this helpful? Yes | No

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

Opening an unknown folder which is locked using command prompt?

I saved some pics in a folder and hid them with command prompt. Now I forgot the folder name help me with it please

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

I am having trouble locating a file even with command prompt?

I downloaded a game and I want to see the program files for it. The game runs fine, but the files could not be pinged. I also want to know if I am set up as the admin on this computer and if not, how do I gain access to admin status or hidden files. Thanks!

Was this helpful? Yes | No

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

I hid my files into my computer two years ago, now I forgot how to recover those files without knowing those files names?

I hid my files into my computer two years ago, now I forgot how to recover those files without knowing those files names

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

How do I select the device to display on the command prompt?

I am selecting the flash but its not showing on the command prompt, how do l do it

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

Every time I attrib it using this command attrib -a -r -s -h *.* /s /d it would only reply with this file not found - *.*?

Every time I attrib it using this command attrib -a -r -s -h *.* /s /d it would only reply with this file not found - *.*

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

How to format and delete from the flash using Windows command prompt?

Using command prompt in Windows unlike graphical user interface

Using Command Prompt is always much more fun!

  1. 1
    Switch to your flash drive
    .
    Type the command below (please note that your character may be different):
    F:
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    Now, type
    dir
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    You will see some files on the flash card
    .
    For example, there is "myfile.txt" shown.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  4. 4
    To delete the file, type
    Del myfile.txt
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  5. 5
    To delete files in which part of the name matches (for example, the file name), use an asterisk for that part:
    Del *.txt
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  6. 6
    This will delete all of the files with the "TXT" extension.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  7. 7
    To learn more on the command, type
    Del /?
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  8. 8
    Use the following command with caution
    .
    If used improperly, you can lose some of your important data. Now, to format a flash drive, type the following (assuming that "F" is the flash drive):
    format F: /FS:NTFS /V:MyFlash /Q /X /A:512
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  9. 9
    This will format the drive with the letter "F" as an NTFS file system with 512 KB sectors (Windows-compatible) by labelling the drive "MyFlash", dismounting it if necessary, and performing formatting quickly.
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  10. 10
    To learn more on format parameters, type the following:
    format /?
    
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No

Was this helpful? Yes | No


Almost 14GB files in flash drive but I can't open, it says empty?

I'm unable to access my folders of flash drive. I have tried: Through control panel finally I chose show hidden files but still not showing my files. I think it was caused by: I have doubts about there might be virus

Was this helpful? Yes | No

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

My question is how to USB scan by prompt without using any antivirus software?

My question is how to USB scan by prompt without using any antivirus software

VisiHow QnA. This section is not written yet. Want to join in? Click EDIT to write this answer.

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: deli, michaeldilubyo, ugandran123

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 1,801 times.