Ok, so what part failed?
How did it not work, what error did you recieve?
Let us take a look, and hold my hand.....
So if you have a drive named F: and that is where you KNOW that YOU "HID" the files. At a command prompt type in the following:
You should see something like:
Notice all of the DIR...if you remember the name, it should be listed in the index.
So, then get the name and change the attributes of the files or folders or both through the atrib command.
P.S. I deleted your other question, as it was a duplicate of this one.... :)