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Windows Command line: Unset hidden and system attributes for all hidden files

If you want to make in command line in windows all files and directories non-hidden attrib -s -h * will not work.
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Disable Windows 7 for hidden files and folder search

I want to hide all my important folders. Fortunately I did that, but the biggest loophole here is anyone can find my files using their names in search. So if my folder is not visible, anyone can ...
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FOR command cannot see hidden files

I’m struggling with one of the most frustrating bugs I’ve ever come across. Bug description:   The for command of the command-interpreter cannot see hidden files. Reproduction steps: Create a ...
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Unable to see the files hidden by a batch script

If I hide a file using command attrib +s +h file.txt. Then set the option 'view hidden files' in Windows 7, but it is not possible to see file.txt. Why can't I see the files hidden by the batch ...
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Why doesn't DIR show C:\Users\Yours Truly\AppData?

[Pardon the Windows-noob question!] It often happens that the paths I can read off the Windows Explorer GUI do not correspond to anything I can see with DIR (in the CMD command line). For example, ...
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Moving hidden files/folders with the command-line or batch-file

Question Does anyone know of a way to move files and folders that have the hidden, system, or read-only attribute set from the command-line or a batch file? (No, stripping the attributes first is not ...
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Windows command-line command to list hidden folders

Is there a command on the Windows command-line that can list hidden folders? I've tried dir -a:dh but that doesn't work for me.