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Windows 7: Hidden files and folders

05 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional
Hidden files and folders

Okay here's my problem.
I need to access an hidden folder on a local usermap. I want to place an VBSscript in there so they can rightclick on any file they want and send it to our FTPserver.

Now i need to make a folder visible in his usermap but when i click 'show hidden files & folders' and press apply\ok the folder doesn't show on the screen. So i checked it again and surprisingly it was set back to don't show hidden file and folders.

C:\Users\r. van gameren.ROOS\ appdata is hidden and want it to be shown
C:\Users\r. van gameren.ROOS\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo this is the place i want to put the vbsscript

Hopefully i made it a bit understandable for you guys. and hopefully there is someone out there who can help me

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05 Aug 2010   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Welcome to sevenforums.

Sometimes malware will flip that on you.

My recommendation follow. Some security experts find my recommendation draconian. I find that it has never failed me.

1. Download MalwareBytes. Malwarebytes
2. Disconnect from the Internet.
3. Disable your present antivirus software and firewall.
4. Remove your present antivirus software and firewall.
5. Install and run the MalwareBytes Quick Scan (remove any bad guys). 3min 29secs on my laptop.
6. Reconnect to Internet.
7. Update MalwareBytes.
8. Run malwarebytes quick scan again.(remove any bad guys). 3min 38secs on my laptop.
9. Run MalwareBytes full scan. 16min 8secs on my laptop. With large,full disk ~2hours.
A. Disable your present antivirus software and firewall
B. Remove your present antivirus software
C. Download Microsoft Security Essentials.
D. Run Microsoft Security Essentials. Quick Scan - ~8 min on my laptop.
E. Run Microsoft Security Essentials. Full Scan - ~ 1hr 50 min on my laptop.
Now I advise you to uninstall MalwareBytes and only install again when and if you need it.
Why?, you ask. Leaving MalwareBytes installed slowed my system. AutoRuns showed MalwareBytes processes running even after exiting from MalwareBytes.
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06 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional

thanks for your answer, i will try your solution and let you know if it worked for me.
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