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Windows 7: How can i make a file with a certain extention hidden?

25 Jun 2019   #1
MeowCatPerson

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
How can i make a file with a certain extention hidden?

I have several .001 files that i would like to hide automatically. I tried using regedit, but i could not find how to make the files hidden.


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25 Jun 2019   #2
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Hello, and Welcome to the Forum,

To make a file Hidden, you would need to change the File Attributes.
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25 Jun 2019   #3
MeowCatPerson

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I used
Code:
attrib +h C:\Users\MYNAME\Folder\*.001
in the command prompt, and i get an error: Paremeter format not correct -
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25 Jun 2019   #4
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Include the FilePath between quotes, like this:
attrib +h "C:\Users\MYNAME\Folder\*.001"
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25 Jun 2019   #5
MeowCatPerson

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thank you!
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