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 files and folders.

30 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Pro/32 Academic. Build 7600
Hidden files and folders.

If I have files and folders hidden on the main drive that the OS is on, will it also hide the same files and folders if I move them to external drive?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Sep 2010   #2
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mborner View Post
If I have files ands folder hidden on the main drive that the OS is on, will it also hide files and folders on an external drive?

Try testing it.
Place a dummy file and folder on main drive then send it to external drive and check to see if transfers as a hidden file/folder.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Hidden files and folders.

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Hidden .files folders
My music, photo, and video folders all have hidden folders such as mp3.files and jpg.files. The hidden photo folders seem to contain thumbnails (two sizes), I'm not sure what is in the video folders, and the mp3 folders are empty. Is is safe to delete these? Or maybe just the empty ones? And is...
Music, Pictures & Video
Hidden Files and Folders
Why are the temporary internet files and folders hidden in Windows 7 Pro?
General Discussion
View ALL Hidden Files and Folders
So this has really been bugging me for some time. I go to completely uninstall programs and find out that is has not been completely uninstalled and there are still some hidden files and folders that I can only view by using this program called BitKinex. Having to launch this program is a step I...
General Discussion
show hidden files folders (exclude files)
Is there any way in windows 7 the show hidden files and folder and show system files, however hide only desktop.ini's and thumbs.db? Don't need to seem them. Annoying.
General Discussion
Hidden files and folders
Okay here's my problem. I need to access an hidden folder on a local usermap. I want to place an VBSscript in there so they can rightclick on any file they want and send it to our FTPserver. Now i need to make a folder visible in his usermap but when i click 'show hidden files & folders' and...
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 13:40.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App