1. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro
       06 Sep 2015 #1

    All hidden files turned Un-hidden


    Yesterday, I inserted a flash drive on my PC and it was loaded with trojans. I managed to clear them with Kaspersky but after that I noticed that all the hidden files in my C drive have turned Un-hidden. (Including desktop.ini's)
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  2. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 10,905
    Windows 10 Pro / Windows 10 TP / Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 7 Pro
       06 Sep 2015 #2

    In the tab view there is on the right side options, click on it.
    Go to the tab view and search for the option 'Hide protected operating system files'.
    Is that option unchecked?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,463
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       06 Sep 2015 #3
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  4. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro
       06 Sep 2015 #4

    I've been a web designer for 6 years and I'm not a total noob as you might be thinking. I've already checked all the primary options available. I just want to know if there might be any kind of problems if all the system files are un-hidden.(Their 'hidden' attribute is unchecked)
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro / Windows 10 TP / Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 7 Pro
       06 Sep 2015 #5

    SirDarknight said: View Post
    I've been a web designer for 6 years and I'm not a total noob as you might be thinking. I've already checked all the primary options available. I just want to know if there might be any kind of problems if all the system files are un-hidden.(Their 'hidden' attribute is unchecked)
    That is the reason why you see those files.
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  6. Joined : Feb 2015
    Posts : 17
    Windows 10 Pro
       08 Sep 2015 #6

    I got that, I just wanna know if it's gonna cause any problems and how I can fix this.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 10,905
    Windows 10 Pro / Windows 10 TP / Windows 8.1 Pro / Windows 7 Pro
       08 Sep 2015 #7

    It'll only cause problems if you delete 1 of those files.
    Just check it and you'll not see them any longer.
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