Show Hidden Files&Folders, If disabled by virus

Method 1:


Go to registry editor by running regedit in the run box.Go to this key: 


HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced
  
In the right hand area, double click hidden and change the value to 1.
Now you’re all set to go. Check it in your tools menu if the changes have taken effect.


Method 2:


1. Click “Start” -> “Run…” (or press Windows key + R)
2. Type “regedit” and click “Ok”.
3. Find the key:  
   HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL


4. Look at the “CheckedValue” key… This should be a DWORD key. If it isn’t, delete the key.
5. Create a new key called “CheckedValue” as a DWORD (hexadecimal) with a value of 1.
6. The “Show hidden files & folders” check box should now work normally

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December 30, 2009 at 8:06 PM delete

Very Useful Information.. Thanks for posting..

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January 5, 2010 at 11:36 PM delete

I have problem with my Registry editor also then what to do for that???

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January 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM delete

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced]
"Hidden"=hex:01

copy the above lines to text file & save it as .reg file extension.Then "Double-Click" the file and run it.

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