Unable to see files & folders in my pen drive

September 2016


Issue

I can't see my files & folders in my pendrive after a scan with "Advanced Options - clean files" with Nod 32 antivirus software (The folders are still present).

Solution

If you did not format your flashdrive, then check whether the files are not in hidden mode. Follow the following steps.
  • Step 1:
  • Step 2:
    • Click on "Start", then Run --> type cmd and click on OK.
    • Here I assume your pendrive as G:
    • Enter this command.
    • attrib -h -r -s /s /d j:\*.* 
    • You can copy and paste the above command by right-clicking in the Command Prompt.
      • Note : Replace the letter j: with your flash drive letter.
    • Now check for your files in Pen Drive.
  • Step 3:


Thanks to jack4rall for this tip!

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