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Cannot View Hidden Files And Folders

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#1 smells


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Posted 20 November 2006 - 07:04 AM

Hi I was wondering if you could help me i need to view hidden files and folders but when i go to make the visible when i click tools i do not have the option of folder options, instead i only have, map network drive, disconnect network drive and synchronize.

why can i not find the right buttons to click.

any ideas would be greatly appreciated

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Posted 20 November 2006 - 09:37 AM

Can you get there by clicking on "folder options" icon in Explorer?
Another possible way would be to find Folder Options in the Control Panel.
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Posted 20 November 2006 - 09:53 AM

I found this regedit on the web (no idea if it'll work for you):



Also, some posts suggest that this may be due to malware. I'd suggest running this free, online scan to check: http://safety.live.com/
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