How to access hidden files and folders on Microsoft Windows

Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Primary focuses include internet security and web spam. Google+

5 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thank you so so much for this. I have been waging a war against some text-link virus and yours was the only place that told me how to do everything with a fine-toothed comb and also wrote it all up as if you were speaking to a child 😀 You rock, thanks for all your work. Say hi to the bookstore in thousand oaks for me!

  2. Ja says:

    yep it does work

  3. dana hansen says:

    Thanks!!! My system restore would not remove the problem, I could not access the Internet to download another solution. I searched “Fake FBI $200” and found your wonderful site. Using your very exacting instructions I was able to remove the virus and access the Internet and download an updated antivirus program, you saved my computer!!!

  1. September 20, 2012

    […] Live Platinum Security installs into App Data, which is a hidden Windows file. To learn how to access hidden Windows files, click here. […]

  2. October 22, 2012

    […] The files that the Canadian Police Cybercrime Investigation Department ransomware virus will be random but always located in %AllUsersProfile%, %AppData%, and %Temp% folders. Application Data (%AppData%) by default is a hidden Window’s folder. To learn more about how to show hidden files, folders, and drives pleaseclick here. […]

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