2 December 2016

How to Find Missing or Hidden Files, Documents or Folder


How to Find Missing or Hidden Files, Documents or Folder in SSD, Hard drive or disk, Removable Disk, Memory card or Pen drive


1)           When you go to My Computer (Pressing Win + E), You opened the Solid State Drive SSD ,hard drive, external hard drive, removable disk, memory card and pen drive.
Here I am using a Removable disk as an example

My Computer

2)           The Solid State Drive SSD ,hard drive, external hard drive, removable disk, memory card and pen drive has space occupied but when you open it, the files are not seen within

File Missing

3)           This is how to solve the problem, Go to the Menu bar, Click on View
My Computer View

4)           Go to the top right corner, click on Options, Select Change Folder and search Options
View Options

5)           It will open a window, the Folder Options
Folder Options

6)           Click on View in the main menu
Folder Options View

7)           Scroll down to the advanced settings, select show hidden files, folders and drives.
Folder Options Show hidden

8)           Then scroll and deselect hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
9)           A warning dialog will appear saying “ You have chosen to display protected operating system files ( files labeled System and Hidden in File Explorer).
Warning Dialog

Are you sure you want to display these files? Click on Yes
10)       Click on Apply and Click on Ok
11)       Go back to My Computer (Pressing Win + E), go to either the Solid State Drive SSD, hard drive, external hard drive, Removable disk, Memory card and Pen drive.
12)       Open it and the files will be seen.
File Seen

13)       You also search on the top right corner for the actual file you are looking for.

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14)       Go to My Computer (Pressing Win + E), You opened the Solid State Drive SSD ,hard drive, external hard drive, removable disk, memory card and pen drive.
Here I am using a Removable disk as an example
15)       The Solid State Drive SSD ,hard drive, external hard drive, removable disk, memory card and pen drive has space occupied but when you open it, the files are not seen within
16)       On the Right corner, there is a search box, search for . , the symbol of full stop and all your files will be seen.

If these process does not assist you to see your files, then you need to perform complete system recovery of either the Solid State Drive SSD, Hard drive, external hard drive, Removable disk, Memory card and Pen drive.

Hope with this, you have been able to to Find Missing or Hidden Files, Documents or Folder in SSD, Hard drive or disk, Removable Disk, Memory card or Pen drive.

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