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Show system files
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By Super Admin
Published on 02/23/2005
 
Like to know where all of the system files went?

Show system files

Like to know where all of the system files went?  Such as the pagefile, autoexec.bat, etc.

In any folder that contains files.  Click on the tools menu and select folder options.
Then click on the view tab.
Locate where it lists Hide protected operating system files and uncheck it.
Click yes on the box that will pop up.
Click OK.