Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Hidden Data Files Unhidden?


06 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Hidden Data Files Unhidden?

I'm honestly unsure how to describe it other then that convoluted mess of a title. Pretty much all my music files (even ones in separate folders) with images associated with it (like files to show album covers which are hidden), folders inside that weren't viewable before, volume information, temporary files, etc. which are normally hidden have suddenly become viewable and are also regarded as system files (they are all slightly greyed out along with the hidden box in properties). So yeah can anyone explain wtf happened and anyway to fix it?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

07 Sep 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

In Explorer, click the Tools menu item (you may have to press the alt key to display it), click Folder options, click the View tab, and see if you've got the Show hidden... options checked appropriately.

Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Hidden Data Files Unhidden?




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Hidden Data Files Unhidden?
Thread Forum
unhidden files NOT showing General Discussion
Solved show hidden files folders (exclude files) General Discussion
How to recover hidden data on my hard drive in windows 7 General Discussion
Restore/recover data from hidden, locked account Backup and Restore
Hidden Files are got unhidden. General Discussion
Need help restoring lost data after nasty virus. Everything hidden. General Discussion
Hidden System files are no longer hidden General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:26 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33