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Removing Hidden attribute from file

Posted on 2004-11-07
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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
I can't remove the hidden attribute from a dos executable. When I go into the properties the hidden attribute is check and grayed out. When I run attrib -h filename.exe i get "not resetting hidden file". What else can I do?
Question by:Albert1809
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 2000 total points
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Hello Albert1809 =)

>> When I run attrib -h filename.exe i get "not resetting hidden file"

try  attrib -r -h -s filename.exe  and then check if same error ??

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Are you logged in as Administrator on that computer? You can check in Users in Control Panel.
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by:Paul S
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is this a virus or spyware? or just some program?

if it is a bad file this might help


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