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How to find and make an invisible folder visible in Windows XP

How to find and make an invisible folder visible in Windows XP

My OS is Windows XP, and my problem is that I have an invisible folder.

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Guest [Entry]

"The first thing to do would be to go to Start->Settings->Control Panel->Folder Options->View->Advanced Settings. Tick ‘Show hidden files and folders’ and untick ‘Hide protected operating system files’ (and confirm the annoying nag-o-box).

Now you should be able to see all files in Explorer. If you still don't see the folder, there could be a filesystem problem. Would be worth running the Error Checker over the drive in question."
Guest [Entry]

"Navigate there in a command prompt:

d:
cd [music folder]
attrib -H [name of folder] /D /S

This should make the folder visible once more. Try -S as well, if that doesn't work."