Can only see files/folders in DOS - not in windows

  sobeitjedi 14:39 26 Mar 2005


I can only see some of my files and folders via the DOS command prompt. These files are on my PC but do not show up in Windows. Why? How do I correct this?

  VoG II 14:47 26 Mar 2005

In Windows Explorer, Tools, Folder Options, View tab, tick to show hidden files and folders.

  sobeitjedi 15:08 26 Mar 2005

That option is already turned on but the files still do not show up within Windows.

  VoG II 15:11 26 Mar 2005

Untick Hide protected operating system files?

  pj123 15:18 26 Mar 2005

Download PowerDesk 5 from the Download area at:

click here

use it instead of Windows Explorer.

This automatically shows all files as default. At least it does on my computer.

  sobeitjedi 15:18 26 Mar 2005

Great - that worked - thanks.

Why are these files showing up as protected files? They are files that I've used.

  pj123 15:59 26 Mar 2005

Unfortunately, I don't have the answer to that. I do not have any files showing as protected when using PowerDesk. But, then I am on Win 98SE so it may be different with other O/S.

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