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Windows 7: Invisible files

09 Dec 2010   #1
tibarion

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Invisible files

When I try to replace my lost files after i messed up my public documents, it says I need to replace them, even though I don't see the files. This makes me have to rename them,
example: I try to REcreate my init.txt file for a game, since i don't see it anymore.
When I try to REcreate it, computer tells me its already there, but I don't see it o.O
Is there a way to get my old init.txt file back? Or should I just ignore it and recreate it, even though I don't see the old one anymore?


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09 Dec 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tibarion View Post
When I try to replace my lost files after i messed up my public documents, it says I need to replace them, even though I don't see the files. This makes me have to rename them,
example: I try to REcreate my init.txt file for a game, since i don't see it anymore.
When I try to REcreate it, computer tells me its already there, but I don't see it o.O
Is there a way to get my old init.txt file back? Or should I just ignore it and recreate it, even though I don't see the old one anymore?
might just be invisible. go into files and folders and check show all files then look.



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09 Dec 2010   #3
tibarion

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

I went to tools-->folder options-->view-->and checked the box that said show hidden files, folders, drives
Then I could see them Thanks
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10 Dec 2010   #4
wilywombat

win7
 
 

Try going to the directory in a command tool window and use "attrib -h init.txt" and see if that works
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