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Windows Explorer Does Not Include Hidden Files' Size When Calculating Folder Size

It seems Windows Explorer does not include the sizes of "hidden" files when calculating the parent folder size, even when I check "Show hidden files, folders, and drives" in the "Folder and Search ...
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Strange Folder Called David_Dolinski

Under C:\Users\\AppData\Local there's a folder called David_Dolinski. I have no idea what it is. There's nothing in it. Is it malware or something? And no, my name is not David Dolinski.
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How to automatically hide files put in a specific folder?

How should I go about automatically hiding files that I paste/drop in a folder, for example C:\test\ ? I thought about creating a batch file or using a program which runs continuously on the desktop ...
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2answers
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OSX: Can't remove or hide 'filename'.extension/zone.identifier

Okay I got one for you guys. I am using OS X Mountain Lion, with a Windows 7 partition in Bootcamp. In Windows 7, I used Paragon to be able to write to my HFS partition, where my home folder in OSX is ...
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0answers
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Hide Apple hidden files on a Windows system

I am connected to a network share for Mac and PC users. There are always .AppleDouble folders as well as several _VUC69~7 type files spread through the main directory structure. Is there a way to ...
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2answers
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Do hidden files copied onto a USB from Windows 7 appear as hidden in OS X?

Do hidden files copied onto a USB drive from Windows 7 appear as hidden in OS X? Or does OS X show them as visible?
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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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2answers
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Recovering files that do not appear in the Recycle Bin, but are in the $Recycle.bin folder on external drive

Problem: I have an NTFS external drive with a $Recycle.bin folder on the root (E:\$Recycle.bin) that has about 70Gb worth of data. For whatever reason, the folder is no longer a hidden system folder, ...
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Windows 7 C: drive is full, but folders don't add up

I'm baffled. My C: Drive is showing up as almost full at 127GB out of a 138GB hard drive capacity. However, when I add up all the folders, they only add up to 73GB. That's a whole whopping 54GB ...
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Some files in C:\ hidden even though hidden attribute is not set, how to identify them?

I found this on a Windows XP machine and as well as a Windows 7 machine. That is certain files in C drive (not anywhere else yet), are hidden, though their hidden attribute is false (or unchecked). ...
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Making a file hidden in OS X but visible in Windows, and vice versa

My company makes a software program that runs on both Windows and Mac. While the main program executable and a few other files are different for the Windows version vs. the Mac version, the vast ...
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Is it safe to remove hidden folders from Mac OS X from a USB drive? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I just formated my external HDD and gave it two partitions. What are these files it created? Mac OS X I recently copied some files on a USB flash drive on a Mac. Now on ...
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Moving hidden files/folders with the command-line or batch-file

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1answer
916 views

Hide files that begin with a dot in Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hide dotfiles in Windows Is there a way to have Windows automatically hide any file that begin with a dot the way it's done in Linux? PS I have seen this Hide dotfiles ...
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Is there a Linux tool for changing DOS/Windows file attributes?

I often use a Linux LiveCD (or Puppy on a pen drive) to disinfect Windows machines that are infested with various malware. However, once the malware is gone, you still need to deal with the ...
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1answer
289 views

Windows 7 - How to make hidden files count when it comes to hard disk space?

I have noticed that hidden files do not count when I hover the mouse to see information on directory size, however hidden files get counted when I click on folder's "Properties". How do I make hidden ...
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How can I recursively clear the “Hidden” file flag on Windows Vista?

A friend's computer was recently infected with a virus. I hope the virus has been removed successfully. But, it appears that the virus set the "Hidden" flag on most directories and files on the ...
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1answer
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Restoring Explorer's view “filters”

I just reinstalled Windows 7 after installing a new mainboard, and a few files "appeared" in the old installation directory afterwards: junctions for "Documents and Settings" and its localized form ...
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2answers
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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.
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Configure Windows to treat '.' directories as hidden

Many cross platform tools use the unix convention of prefixing directory names with a period to indicate they are meta directories and should not be included in file listings and directory searches. ...
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1answer
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Windows: hide hidden files only in one folder?

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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1answer
597 views

Looking for a utility to remove MAC inutils files/folders

In fact, the problem is that i have those files on an External USB Hard Disk. If i connect it to the pc (on windows) and i remove the files on Recycle Bin, it doesnt remove the files forver. So, If I ...
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is it possible to set hidden attribute on file/folder for windows from linux?

I want to hide 1 folder in my pen drive for Windows but from Ubuntu, is it possible if yes then how?
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Quickest way to see hidden files on Windows?

I have a bunch of folders in my Documents library that were automatically generated by various programs. In order to reduce clutter, I have made these folders hidden, because 99% of the time I don't ...
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3answers
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how to delete invisible files

I scanned my flash drive for viruses using avast free. It didn't found a threat. But it said that there are files that couldn't be scanned. How do I delete those files? I can't see it even if I set ...