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Windows 7: Documents Library Greyed Out

09 Sep 2011   #1
jetablack4

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Documents Library Greyed Out

My "Documents" Library is showing up as greyed out in the Library's folder and I have no idea why. Anyone have an idea?
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09 Sep 2011   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

jetablack4,
Did it ever show up?
You may want to restore your system back to when it was working.
Might want to give this a go....System Files - SFC Command - Vista Forums
and see if you have a bug lurking. IMHO
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09 Sep 2011   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Joe,

The folder (library) is actually faded indicating that the library is hidden now. By default, it shouldn't be hidden. You can use the tutorial below to fix this.

Libraries - Hidden and Empty Fix

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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09 Sep 2011   #4
jetablack4

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Thanks Brink that fixed the problem.

THW - thanks for the link, I ran the command prompt and nothing showed up as corrupt. However, my computer has been acting funny lately so I am currently running malwarebytes to see if there is something running in the background.

Thanks for the help!
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09 Sep 2011   #5
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jetablack4 View Post
Thanks Brink that fixed the problem.

THW - thanks for the link, I ran the command prompt and nothing showed up as corrupt. However, my computer has been acting funny lately so I am currently running malwarebytes to see if there is something running in the background.

Thanks for the help!
Make sure you do the full scan............which usually takes an hour + to scan.
Now that Brink nailed it did I remember the hidden file tutorial. Way to go Brink!!
That's why the pay him the big bucks..
THW
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09 Sep 2011   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Joe. I'm glad that we could help.
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