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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by kzitil, May 2, 2009.

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  1. kzitil

    kzitil Thread Starter

    May 2, 2009
    I am running XP on a Toshiba and use Norton Internet Security 2008. I had set it to "Show Hidden Files and Folders" in Folder Options, in Control Panel. Inexplicably, that setting changed by itself and, now, when I manually click on "Show Hidden Files and Folders" and then "Apply", the change does not happen and I cannot view some of my folders (i.e. "Local") . Moreover, my system will not allow itself to be restored to an earlier point in time under System Restore.

    I urgently need advice how I can get "Show Hidden Files and Folders" and "System Restore" working again!
  2. Tufenuf


    Jul 28, 2007
    kzitil, For the hidden files problem go to the link below and scroll down to line 155 (left column) and right click on "Enable/Disable Show Hidden Files/Folders", choose Save Target As and save it somewhere you can easily find it. Double click the vbs file. You will be prompted when the script is done.


    Have you tried doing a System Restore in the safe mode option with the Command prompt in Windows XP?


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