Advice 1: How to find the missing folder

Do you remember created a folder, saved files to it, moved the folder on the local drive of your computer and thought, "Here I precisely will not lose". And... forgot which directory it was moved. But if someone else changed the display setting items on the computer, then find the missing folder will be more difficult, but do not despair.
How to find the missing folder
Instruction
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To find the missing folder, take advantage of the capabilities of their system. Using "start menu" click on "Search" you will see a new dialog box. In the opened window in the field "part of the name of the file or the whole file name of" enter the name of your lost folders.
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In the field "Search" using the drop-down list, specify the local disks on which to search for the folder. Expand by clicking on the arrow icon in the section "Additional settings" and set the marker in the "Search hidden files and folders" and in the "Browse subfolders". Click on the "Find"button.
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Wait until search is complete. In the right part of the window will reflect all the query finds the file. Open the desired folder from the "search Results" or in the "Folders" view, in which directory it is located.
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If you (or someone else) made the folder invisible, that is, in fact, it exists, but it is not visible in the corresponding directory, change the folder options. "Search Results" click on the folder name, right-click and select "Properties" - opens a new dialog box "Properties for [name of your folder]".
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In the opened window go to the General tab and in the "Attributes" section, remove the marker from the field "Hidden". Click on the "Apply" button for the new settings took effect. Close the window by clicking on the OK button or the X in the upper right corner of the window.
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There is another way to make hidden folders visible. Open any folder and in the top menu bar select from the section "Service" the item "folder options". In the dialog box, click the tab "View". Under "advanced settings" using the scroll bar scroll down through the list. Set the marker in the "Show hidden files and folders". Click "Apply" and close the window.

Advice 2: How to find the missing files

Sometimes available on the local disk the files are missing and you don't know where they are or remember where you. In any case, this problem can be solved. To do this, follow these instructions.
How to find the missing files
Instruction
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Determine what the place had to be files, which are currently not in place, make sure that you have them moved to another location. To do this, use the built-in search system in Windows. Open the start menu, in which click "Search". Opens the window "search Results" with custom settings in the left sidebar of the window.
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In the field "Search for files and folders" enter the full name or portion of the file name, which are going to find. Also in the line "Search test" you can enter a fragment of the file contents, that is, if you are looking for a text document, don't remember what was the name of the file itself, you can enter the title of the article or any part of its contents.
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Next, select the system the place where she should search. You can specify how many partitions on the computer or browse to specify a particular folder.
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Search if no positive results are not given, then it is likely that the files have been removed from the computer. To recover missing computer files, install a special program to restore files. One such program is UndeleteMyFiles, which is distributed on the basis of freeware, that is free.
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Run the program and from the main menu select "Deleted File Search deleted files). In the upper part of the window that opens click on the "Search" (Search). In the appeared new window "Search options" on the tab "Locations" (Location) select the partition on which you want to look for the missing files. If you want to search in a certain directory on disk, then click on the "Add location" and select a directory to search. On the tabs "Files" (Files) "Size") and "Attributes" (Attributes) you can set such search parameters as file extensions, their size and attributes, respectively.

Advice 3: How to find hidden folders and files

Files and foldersstored on a personal computer can be hidden with the goal of preserving personal information, or protect certain data. Hidden files and folders with the standard settings do not appear in the list of the content and are not in search. But free access to user account or administrator, you can enable show hidden files and folders.
How to find hidden folders and files
You will need
  • Primary skills of personal computer.
Instruction
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To begin, open the folder "My computer". To do this, locate its shortcut on the Desktop and click on it with the left mouse button two times. The folder "My computer" you can also find in the menu start, where to start, click the desired row once with the left mouse button.
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In the folder "My computer", click with the left mouse button once on the line "Service" in the top menu. You can also select this menu by pressing "Alt" on the keyboard, and then the Russian letter "e".
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What you see in the list, select the line "Properties of the folder... by clicking on it once with the left mouse button.
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In the window that appears with the properties folder , select the View tab by clicking on it once with the left mouse button.
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Outlined in the frame "advanced settings: displays a list of all configurable options show all folders and system files. In it find the line "Hidden files and folders" (in order to scroll down the list, click on the slider to the right and drag it down. To view the list you can use the mouse wheel). Under the line "Hidden files and folders" presents two variants of display: "do Not show hidden files and folders" and "Show hidden files and folders".
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To hidden files and folders appear in lists the contents of your computer, put a dot beside "Show hidden files and folders"and then click "Apply" and "OK".
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