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Windows 7: Show - Hide Hidden Files - Add to Context Menu


18 May 2011   #20
pranavjindal999

Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pranavjindal999 View Post
I'M GETTING THIS PROBLEM, i followed all steps as written but it shows this dailogbox. this trick toggles the hidden files and folders but i'm getting this annoying dialog box, same is happening in the "show/hide file extensions"



pls help

Hello Pranavjindal, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I have updated the tutorial to have two options for the Show/Hide Hidden Files context menu item. One that will play sound, and one that will not play sound when used to help those that have Windows Media Player turned off in Windows Features.


thank you for helping.. works fine now.


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18 May 2011   #21
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Pranavjindal. Great news.
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25 May 2011   #22
slang800

Windows 7 Pro x64, and Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

I have noticed that if WMP is running while this vbs is run it will be killed, even if you use the "no sound" version. However, I have managed to fix this by changing the code in "Toggle_Show_Hidden_Files_On_Off.vbs" to:
Code:
Hidden = "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Hidden"
SSHidden = "HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\ShowSuperHidden"
Set Command1 = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
Check = Command1.RegRead(Hidden)
If Check = 2 Then
Command1.RegWrite Hidden, 1, "REG_DWORD"
Command1.RegWrite SSHidden, 1, "REG_DWORD"
Else
Command1.RegWrite Hidden, 2, "REG_DWORD"
Command1.RegWrite SSHidden, 0, "REG_DWORD"
End If
Command1.SendKeys "{F5}"
(pretty much just cutting out command2)

... hopefully this will cause fewer people to be interrupted while listening to Mr. Scruff (or other music). Also, please reply if you see something wrong with this modification, this is my first time editing vb code.

Edit: Never mind, I must have been using the "with sound" version, or a old version.
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25 May 2011   #23
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Slang, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you, but this is the same as the download in step 2 of OPTION ONE though. I provided two separate downloads for one with sound and one without sound.
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28 Jul 2011   #24
ibaca

Windows 7 x64
 
 

If you see a console opening an closing every time you show or hide, try to change "cmd.exe" to "WScript" to run the vbs script.
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28 Jul 2011   #25
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Ibaca, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Thank you. Downloads have been updated for this.
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06 Aug 2011   #26
winz

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Honestly this is the best tutorial/hack/tweak/option whatever you want to call it, in the world. I have been searching for this option for years and I can't thank you enough for making it. ^^)
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06 Aug 2011   #27
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Winz. I'm happy to hear that it was what you were looking for.
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28 Aug 2011   #28
Blagger

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Wow what a great little tweak.. love it! thanks
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28 Aug 2011   #29
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most weclome Blagger, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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