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#1 medusa569

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 01:27 PM

During the making of a MSDOS bootable iso I see that certain Winxp system files are faded. I assume that means they are "hidden" despite the fact I have bulleted the "show hidden files option and show file extensions". How can I finally see them and copy them to disk or is there any programs out there that may be protecting these files and making them remain "hidden" despite my windows settings?

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 01:35 PM

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Posted 12 March 2008 - 08:17 PM

During the making of a MSDOS bootable iso I see that certain Winxp system files are faded. I assume that means they are "hidden" despite the fact I have bulleted the "show hidden files option and show file extensions". How can I finally see them and copy them to disk or is there any programs out there that may be protecting these files and making them remain "hidden" despite my windows settings?


That's how hidden files look when they're "unhidden" (faded) it doesn't mean they're still hidden.
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Posted 13 March 2008 - 10:58 AM

I am having the same problem. I follow instruction exactully as posted and i still can't enable the check box for hidden files. I bought this computer from second handstore. apparenly the last owner download about 10GB of movies and software and hid it into the font file. I notice this when the fix Vundo picked it up. the file is like this. Windows\Fonts\_\(and all the files that are now dramatically slowing down my computer. I can't get to this file. I hope you can help.

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 11:05 AM

To Smallmiracle: I suggest you post a separate thread in the Am I Infected section of this website. Please read the requirements/suggestions for posting before going there and providing minimal information.

Your situation does not fit the original poster's and should be a new thread, IMO.

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#6 medusa569

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Posted 13 March 2008 - 09:04 PM

Thank you to the responder pointing out the "normal" look for certain files. cheers!




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