If your computer's operating system is Windows XP (or earlier), open any Windows Explorer window. This may be a window "My computer" or any folder, for example.
In the menu select "tools" and then click "folder options". So you will get access to the system settings, which can include some kind of display of files and folders on your computer.
In before you opened the dialog box, click the tab "View" and then select the check box next to the system with the command "Show hidden files and folders". After that, click "OK" to apply the changes. From this moment all the invisible folders will be displayed along with the others.
If the computer is running Windows version Vista or 7, but the steps will be different. Open any Explorer window, on the toolbar, click "Organize" and select the context menu item "folder Options and search". Next, follow the steps described in the previous step.
By enabling the display hidden items, you can go to the search folder that was previously hidden. If the folder is known, for example, on the desktop, just carefully review the contents of this field.
If the exact location of the folder you do not know, do a search. To do this, click "start" and if you're using Windows 7 or Vista, type in the search bar the name of the folder, or at least part of it. If your operating system version XP (or earlier), go to "Search" by opening the "start menu" and enter the name of the desired folder in the corresponding field.
Once you get the search results, select your folder. Please note that its appearance (and content too) is a bit fuzzy – so look all the hidden items in Windows.
You can change the hidden attribute of the folder to make it look like a normal. To do this, click the right mouse button on the folder icon and select the menu "Properties". Uncheck the item "Hidden" on the "General" tab, under "Attributes" and click "OK".
Advice 2: As invisible files visible
On how the file is displayed, and what actions can make the user affected by the partial assigned to a file attribute. If the folder or file has the Hidden attribute, it will become invisible. A little more about how the invisible files visible and Vice versa.
To start, set up show hidden files and folders. For this component, refer to "folder options". It can cause several ways. Using the Windows key or "start" button go to "control Panel". In the category "appearance and themes" select "folder options".
Alternative method: open any folder on your computer. In the top menu bar click "Tools" "folder options". This will open a new dialog box. Go to the View tab.
In the group "advanced settings" go down the list down until until you find the branch "Hidden files and folders". Set the marker in the "Show hidden files and folders" and apply the new settings. Close the properties window by pressing OK button or icon [x].
All filesthat were previously invisible, will become translucent. This method of display is adopted for the hidden files and folders in just your customized mode. To convert them into the standard, refer to the properties of a specific file or folder.
To do this, hover over the icon of the desired file and click right mouse button. In the context menu select Properties. This will open a new dialog box. Making active the "General" tab, find the section with the attributes of the file at the bottom of the window.
Remove the marker from the field "Hidden" and apply the new settings. Your chosen file will no longer be translucent. Now, even if you select the marker in the window "folder options" the item "do Not show hidden files and folders", the chosen file will still be visible.
Keep in mind one thing: when you edit any file in the program, it creates a temporary copy. She appears as a hidden file. Even if you make this temporary file is normal after you save the original and close the application, which was working, it will disappear.