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Windows 7: hide from windows 7 search


04 Aug 2010   #1

 
 
Hide from windows 7 search

Hi,
I use the windows 7 ultimate version.

When i search for files on my pc using the windows explorer search,
the search results show all the files even hidden files from hidden folders

How can i setup the search settings so it will not show me the hidden files from hidden folders in it's search results?

please help it is very annoying stuff.

thanx

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04 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

1. Click Start.
2. Type "search" in start search box, wait for files to appear
3. click "Change search options for files and folders".
4. Now, Click on View tab .
5. Under View,

a)Remove the radio button labeled Show hidden files by clicking the Do Not Show option
b)Add the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide extensions for known file types.
c)Add the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files.

6. Click on Apply and Ok.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Aug 2010   #3

 
 
Hide from windows 7 search

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kirsch View Post
1. Click Start.
2. Type "search" in start search box, wait for files to appear
3. click "Change search options for files and folders".
4. Now, Click on View tab .
5. Under View,

a)Remove the radio button labeled Show hidden files by clicking the Do Not Show option
b)Add the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide extensions for known file types.
c)Add the checkmark from the checkbox labeled Hide protected operating system files.

6. Click on Apply and Ok.


Thanx, but I'm familiar with the settings you mentioned above.
It doesn't solve my problem completely.

The hidden files which i don't want to be shown in the search results
are hidden by windows AND their folder is locked with password by 3rd party
utility, so there is no way to see them or open them while they are locked.

How can i hide those specific hidden (by Windows 7) and locked files from being shown
in the windows explorer search results even if someone knows how to set back to "Show hidden files" in folder options?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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