Unhide hidden folder

  cagey 10:44 18 Nov 2009

I "accidentally" hid a folder by ticking the "Hidden" box in the properties/attributes. This hid the folder completely, how can I restore it?

  bremner 10:58 18 Nov 2009

In Windows Explorer go to Tools > Folder options and view. Click in "Show hidden files and folders" OK it

Navigate to the file you want, go to its properties and remeove the tick from the 'hidden' box.

  cagey 16:48 18 Nov 2009

bremner Thanks for reply, but I should have said that I am using Win 7 OS and can't see Tools in the tool bar, it only shows Organize,Include in library,Share with,Burn and New folder.
More help please?

  Sea Urchin 17:14 18 Nov 2009

I don't use Win7 yet - but hopefully this will guide you to the folder options

click here

  cagey 17:33 18 Nov 2009

Sea Urchin Thanks for info, it works fine. But I have since discovered that going into Windows Explorer>Organize>Folder search options does the same. Thanks everyone for quick replies. I'll tick this one as resolved.

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