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Windows 7: Hidden Folders

04 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 32bit
Hidden Folders

Hello, I'm brand new to this, so please be patient.
I have a desktop and a netbook with Windows 7 installed on both. I have created a new folder on a memory stick and copied files to that folder, this I have done on 3 separate occasions (2 new folders with new, and different files). I am only able to see a shortcut of 2KB each shortcut but the properties say I have 2.30GB data with 4.89GB free. I have gone to the Control Panel and opened Folder Options and checked Show hidden files, folders and drives. Any suggestions? Thanks in anticipation.

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04 Apr 2011   #2

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

Hi Wazza70, welcome to seven forum.
Dont put shortcuts on a usb as the only work on the pc on which they were made.
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05 Apr 2011   #3


Hi Wazza70 welcome to seven forums. Roderunner, I think the OP's post meant that they copied the files to the stick but can only see shortcuts when the stick is viewed in a Windows Explorer window....OP is this correct? If so, what AV and anti-malware have you got running?
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