There are several occasions when you want to remove hidden attribute to unhide folders and files by using PC or USB. Here, you can see the two simple methods to unhide the hidden folders and files. It may happen that you have seen some hidden files in the PC or USB. Such kind of files attribute may have changed by virus or by the help of manual mistake. At occasions, if you remove hidden and read-only attributes from files, there is leverage to delete virus files. In this tutorial, you can see the way to unhide hidden files by using windows option and attrib command.
If you want to know the several ways to hide the file and folder on your Windows device, you need to read below instruction easily.
If you got the file which you had saved, your command has been successes eventually. Thus, there are other several ways guiding you to hide and show the files comfortably.
There are number of ways by which you can remove hidden attribute file and folder. Here, you can see the two different methods:
Individual needs to right click on the hidden file or folder.
There is needed to go into “Properties”. Now, you can see the “Properties” window which is shown in below screenshot.
Also, you need to remove uncheck the option of “Hidden” near “attributes.” User may also uncheck read-only attribute.
Tap the option to “Apply”. The option of “Confirm attribute changes” window will appear to you in the below screenshot.
There is needed to make sure that you have checked the option like “Apply changes to this folder, subfolders and files”.
Select the option to “OK”. Tap the option of “OK”.
Now, the hidden attribute from your file or folder has been removed
It is a most efficient method for removing the virus. These are the guidelines that you need to follow:
Individual should first plug-in in the pen drive, when you want to unhide hidden files from your pen drive. It is required for you note down the pen drive’s drive letter. ‘G’ can be denoted as the pen drive’s drive letter. In such circumstances, when you want to unhide hidden files from the PC drives, there is not required to use the pen drive.
You need to open the command prompt. As you may use normal command prompt, it is suggested you to run the command prompt as administrator. If you are running cmd as admin, it can be used with full privileges. When you use windows 8 or later version, you should know the way to run command prompt as admin in windows 8 or later versions. When you use earlier version of Windows, it is required for you to go by the following procedure:
Individual needs to navigate to “Start” and then to the “Run” option. It is now need to enter “cmd.” Select the option of “OK” and tap on “command prompt.”Select the option to “Run as Administrator.”
You may see the command prompt with admin privileges. It is just required for you to type attrib -h -s -r -a g:\*.* /s /d and click “Enter.”
The above given command will remove hidden, read-only including the archived attributes from all files in drive ‘G’. There is even facility to replace ‘g’ from any of the computer drive letters. There is even need to use switches ‘/s’ and ‘/d’ for applying command to all sub folders and directories.
It is now needed to remove all attributes from all files. You may even see and delete any file.