How to unhide Hidden folders on seagate external hard drive [Solved/Closed]

axelsrose 1 Posts Thursday December 26, 2013Registration date December 26, 2013 Last seen - Dec 26, 2013 at 06:54 PM - Latest reply:  Vic
- Sep 20, 2016 at 05:23 PM
I had the same problem as

now I can see the folders, how can I Unhide them?

The hidden box on the properties menu is greyed out :/
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carminabigue 621 Posts Tuesday March 19, 2013Registration date June 10, 2015 Last seen - Dec 27, 2013 at 12:56 AM
Thank you

Try this 1.

May be the files are in hidden mode.

Click on "Start" -->Run-->type cmd and click on OK.

Here I assume your external hard drive as G:

Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.*

You can copy the above command --> Right-click in the Command Prompt and

paste it.

Note : Don't forget to replace the letter g with your external hard drive letter.

Now press "Enter".

Now check for your files in external hard drive.

Good Luck.


Thank you, carminabigue 1

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