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Solved: Can't find System32

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by ebony, Feb 25, 2010.

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  1. ebony

    ebony Thread Starter

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    I have Windows 7 Pro installed. I right clicked Windows Explorer and ran as Administrator. I then started to look for System32 in my c drive but can't find it. I did a search but nothing turns up. Am I doing something wrong?
     
  2. DaveA

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    It is under the Windows folder on C drive, if that is where Windows in installed.
     
  3. Mumbodog

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    It may be hidden, go to "folder options" View tab and unhide "Hidden files and folders" also unhide protected OS files, see if it shows up now. I don't recommend leaving these unhidden.

    It will be located at C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32
     
  4. TheOutcaste

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    Or just click Start and type C:\Windows\System32, or better yet %systemroot%\System32 into the search box, then press Enter. The latter works no matter what the drive letter or name of the Windows folder
     
  5. LilleCarl

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    Mark as solved! cause it is ^^,
     
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