I Can’t See Hidden Files/Folders In My Computer

Pinoy IT Tech Support – Computer Problems Frequently Ask Question (FAQ) Q&A: I can’t see Hidden files/folders in my computer. I already enable the option “Show hidden files/folders” in “Tools -> Folder Options”, its automatically disabled again. 

Question:  Help, I can’t see Hidden files/folders in my computer. I already enable the option “Show hidden files/folders” in “Tools -> Folder Options”, but its automatically disabled again.

Answer: 

I Can't See Hidden Files/Folders In My Computer

Solution 1:

Go to your Start menu, click on Run and open up your Registry Editor by typing “regedit” without the quotes and pressing OK.

Once there go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL

Delete the value CheckedValue. (Its type should be REG_SZ and data should be 0 or 1.)

Create a new DWORD value called CheckedValue (same as above, except that the type is REG_DWORD) by right clicking on the right pane->New->DWORD Value. Modify the value data to 1 (0x00000001).
Solution 2:

Open regedit, same as above then goto:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
In right-side pane, change value of “Hidden” to as following:

1 – To show hidden file
2 – To not show hidden files
If the solutions given doesn’t work, then probably you have a virus in your computer, scan your computer with an anti-virus software.

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