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Folders in external hard disk greyed out


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#1 Bernee

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Posted 08 February 2009 - 12:30 PM

My external hard disk got infected with a virus. After cleaning or removing the virus through avast anti-virus, now, all my files/folders have their hidden attributes grayed out. I have to select the "show hidden files and folders" just to see them. Can somebody please help me how to return back these folders to normal status? Thank you very much for any advice...

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:27 PM

This might work for you:
How to take ownership of a file or a folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/308421
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