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I have application which saves some files. When I use the open inside the program it shows the files in open file dialog.

However, I can't see these files from Windows Explorer. There is a small lock icon on these files.

Anyone know how I can open these files?

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It could be a permissions issue, if it's editing files in Program Files or other protected directories. There should be a button, then, in explorer when you navigate to the folder, called "Compatibility Files." That should take you to the saved versions.

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right on spot! Thanks –  Sinan Apr 27 '11 at 21:59
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