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Windows 7: Files hidden in Windows Explorer


27 May 2012   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
Files hidden in Windows Explorer

Many of my music files are suddenly hidden in Windows 7 Explorer, but visible in I-Tunes, WMP and Media Monkey. Please help.


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27 May 2012   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

What software did you just install?

What settings did you just change?

Your system was working.

You did something OR you have malware.

If you don't remember what "something" is, then try restoring to a system restore point.

Only if you have used some super-duper cleaner or deleted restore points yourself, do you not have restore points.

Win 7 automatically creates, under certain conditions and weekly, restore points.

Now with that said, use following to pick a restore point that pre-dates the problem.

RESTORE TO A PREVIOUS SYSTEM RESTORE POINT
1) WIN | type SYSTEM RESTORE | ENTER | NEXT
| Choose a different restore point radio button | NEXT
2) Show more restore pointscheckbox (lower left)
3) Highlight the desired restore point
4) Scan for affected programs(lower right)make a note of affected programs
5) CLOSE | NEXT | FINISH


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