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  1.    03 Aug 2016 #1
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    I cannot hide the $RECYCLE.BIn and System volume information folders..


    I cannot hide the $RECYCLE.BIn and System volume information folders..
    I have tried changing the settings using the view tab, deleting with ownership settings and used malwarebytes to scan for any viruses but haven't found anything.
    I don't think they're anything malicious but don't want to see them on each of my four hard drives...
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  2.    03 Aug 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,410
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello xero, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Double check to make sure that you have selected (dot) Don't show hidden files, folders, and drives in Folder Options to see if that may help.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    03 Aug 2016 #3
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    Have checked and it should be hidden but isn't...
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  4.    03 Aug 2016 #4
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Run the commands below in an elevated command prompt, and post back the results to see what attributes it shows for the folders.

    attrib "C:\$Recycle.Bin"

    attrib "C:\System Volume Information"
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  5.    03 Aug 2016 #5
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    All I got was this?

    Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	93946
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  6.    03 Aug 2016 #6
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Ok. I see the problem. The hidden attribute has been cleared from these folders. You can use the commands below in an elevated command prompt to set the hidden attribute back to them.

    attrib +H "C:\$Recycle.Bin" /S /D

    attrib +H "C:\System Volume Information" /S /D
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  7.    03 Aug 2016 #7
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    Just had this?
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ID:	93955
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  8.    03 Aug 2016 #8
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Are they hidden now after checking the Hide protected operating system files box in Folder Options?

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...html#option1s6
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  9.    03 Aug 2016 #9
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,790
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    Tip - If "Developer Mode" is selected under Settings, Updates and Security, For Developers - then the System & hidden files, file extensions etc., will be visible in Explorer.
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  10.    03 Aug 2016 #10
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    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Still nothing working
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