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Is it possible to show hidden/system files in all directories but exclude a few select folders where hidden files (or at least system files) should be kept hidden?

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you'd need some third party app, dunno what. to hide a directory. –  barlop Apr 19 '11 at 22:00
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No, I don't believe it is. If you say to show hidden folders in folder options, all of the hidden files will be shown. You could, however, un-hide the files and folders you want shown, and just keep the system files hidden.

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