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Old 08-14-2004, 03:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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When I go to my C drive, on the bottom left corner, it says 15 files and 10 hidden files. I don't know how to access these hidden files, can somone please tell me how to make them visable? Maybe one of the hidden files could be a virus! Please tell me how to make them visable!
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mmmm...click tools, clock folder options, click the "view" tab, then click "Show hidden and system files."
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When I go to my C drive, on the bottom left corner, it says 15 files and 10 hidden files. I don't know how to access these hidden files, can somone please tell me how to make them visable? Maybe one of the hidden files could be a virus! Please tell me how to make them visable!
Just curious, what operating system do you have
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Old 08-14-2004, 03:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks beedubya!

I have windows ME.

Guys, do you know what these files do? These were the hidden files:

_RESTORE
WUTemp
AUTOEXEC
BOOTLOG.PRV
BOOTLOG
CLASSES.1st
CONFIB.SYS
logwmemory
PANDA.RPT
sys3079
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_restore is for xp restore, dont mess with it... wutemp is for windows updates... autoexec is a system file, pretty much usless in xp but dont mess with it.... bootlog.prv is a backed up previous copy of bootlog.txt and bootlog.txt is a system file... classes.1st I THINK is a back up of HCR (original is classes.dat) the classes.1st is the original config when first installed).... config.sys (thats probably what you meant) is a system file (see autoexec above),.... logwmemory is trainer spy (for pulling writen code from memory.. learning code are you???)... panda.rpt is part of panda antivirus.... sys3079... hmmm, that I'm not sure on
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sorry-bored at work

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I used Windows ME for a while, in my opinion it's the most unstable WindowsOS. Try Win2k or XP
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those are hidden files so you don't mess with them and screw up your box.
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Thanks for the help guys. But for the file logwmemory, I'm not learning any codes.....
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well, thats what it is... not sure why its on there, then....
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