Windows operating system hides important for the normal functioning of its files and folders from the inexperienced user.However, the settings to turn off this option, present in the control system.There is in it and setting, including the mapping of all files with the activated attribute "hidden".
Double-click on the icon "My Computer", placed on a desktop operating system Windows 7. If you have this version of the OS, but this label is not present, press the key combination WIN +E. Both of these methods are designed to run Windows Explorer, perform the functions of the file manager.The left side of the interface it is necessary to click the "Sort" from which falls a list containing the desired item "Folder Options" - select it.The result is the launch of the operating system components, giving access to the settings folders.
Click the "View" of the component and the list of "Advanced Settings" look for the line with the text "Hidden files and folders ».To remove all restrictions on the display of the files, which is activated in the properties of the attribute "hidden", you should put a mark that is associated item "Show hidden files , folders and drives."And in order to remove the restriction on the display of system files you want to remove the mark in the line "Hide protected operating system files (recommended)."
Click "OK" to lock in your changes.
If you are using Windows version XP, you, start Windows Explorer in the same way, will not find its interface click "Sort."Instead, you should disclose in the menu section "Tools" and select the row where the "Properties folder » - in this version this way, you can open the same component, which gives access to the settings folder display.
tab "View".There procedures in both versions of the same operating systems - get in the "Advanced Options" select "Show hidden files and folder » and put a mark in front of him.Then do the reverse operation in relation to the "Hide protected operating system files (recommended)" - uncheck front of him.Then to fix the changes, click «OK».
Use Windows Explorer to search for files and folders that were previously hidden.You can also use the function "Search for Files", placed in the main menu of the button "Start".