documents and settings folder vanashed

  SJ73 12:25 11 Nov 2008
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hi hope someone can help. i have done something silly and don't know how to get it back. i was looking to find my thunderbird email inbox. i followd the path c drive etc documents and settings and then you get all useres and then for my the sally user folder. i went into sally folder but couldn't find the next folder. so i thought it might be hidden. so i right clicked, ticked show hidden files on this folder only........and it vanished all that was there was the all useres folder. so i thought i hit the worng button. i went back to the documents and setting folder and done what i thought was the correct show hidden files thinking that i had made the last lot hidden. and the documents and settings folder vanished. so i have stopped and come running scared to here for help. many thanks sally

  ambra4 12:41 11 Nov 2008

See if this will work - Setting – Control panel – Click Folders Options – Click View Tab

Select “Show Hidden Files and Folders” – Click Apply To All Folders – Click OK

  wis 12:53 11 Nov 2008

start, my computer, double click c:\ can you see it

  SJ73 13:04 11 Nov 2008

hey that worked. i new it was something silly. i have now corrected my mistake. many thanks. now all i need to do is to find out how i find and save my emails. i know how to do it with oe. but thunderbird is a how new quest.

many thanks
sally

  SJ73 13:06 11 Nov 2008

hey i found my email. the reason i have never been able to find it is because the files i needed where hidden.

see you solved a 2 for 1 problem

thanks again
sally

  wis 13:07 11 Nov 2008

good stuff
dont no dowt about thunderbird sorry

  ambra4 13:45 11 Nov 2008

Thunderbird is just like OE just better

Glad to hear all working again

Enjoy

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