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Windows 7: System infected with a Virus

06 Jul 2009   #31

Windows 7 RC ,Windows Vista Ultimate ,Windows XP SP3,Ubuntu 8.01

hidden folders have been restored

my friend Ramesh Kumar - MVP (the guy who made Ultimate Windows Tweaker) helped me finally got rid of the thing....Tx all who have helped me throughout

Mods u can close the thread and mark it as resolved...

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06 Jul 2009   #32


Would you mind posting the steps Kumar gave you to get your folders back to normal. It might help others that run into this.
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06 Jul 2009   #33

Windows 7 RC ,Windows Vista Ultimate ,Windows XP SP3,Ubuntu 8.01

@ above yeagh...exactly what Ramesh Kumar asked me to go to cmd prompt and then remove the parameter of hidden files.
here is the exact command:

attrib -h -s -a -r * /s /d

Access would be denied if u r using the same for files which require Admin account unles n until u run the cmd prompt as an Admin
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19 Jan 2010   #34

windows 7 ultimate

Hi Vasu,

I am also running into same problem. from the past one week i tried all possible ways ,but drive content is not showing. can u elobarate little more about how did u solved the problem ?

Thanks in advance.

Moderator please help me to fix the issue
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19 Jan 2010   #35
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