Do you mean you had them hidden in XP before the upgrade? Otherwise, if you do own the files, the procedure is the same as XP. First, from Windows Explorer/Tools/Folder Options /View -- Show hidden files. Then right click the file/folder in question.select Properties an uncheck the "hide" option, if not already done.
If you want to take ownership, there are several ways. My chosen way is to right click the file/properties/security/Advanced/Owner. Choose Edit and selct yourself as the owner. Acknowledge the prompts. Now back out to the first window and select edit. Select, once again, the owner you have just chosen and make sure all the squares are marked. Apply and OK. You may now find you can manipulate your files a little easier.
If you still have problems with the above, in either OS's, repeat the prcedure but create a new owner, if not already available "everyone" and give that owner all privileges.
Edited by uhaligani, 16 February 2007 - 11:56 AM.