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Old 07-22-2007, 04:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default how do I find hidden files and folders?

my documents and settings "properties" says its got 1.6 GBs inside it... But when I open the folder and check properties for the individual folders they only have like 50mb total !

how do I delete all this stuff ?
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Old 07-22-2007, 04:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: how do I find hidden files and folders?

Just go to tools > folder options, then click the view tab and scroll donw until you see show hidden folders and files.
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Default Re: how do I find hidden files and folders?

They're usually hidden for a reason, possibly because you usually need them .

To view hidden files/folders: Control Panel > Folder Options > View tab > under Hidden Files andFolders, clickthe button next to "Show hidden files and folders."

Or do what master353 said, while you're in the window.
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Old 07-22-2007, 05:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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just make sure you don't delete everything, look and check before you delete.
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