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$WIN_NT$.~BT folder is hidden in DOS

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hi, how do i make dos show  $WIN_NT$.~BT folder ? (NT/XP installation temp folder). i tried attrib but to no avail
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You may have to specify all the attributes at once:   attrib  -s -h -r  $WIN_NT$.~BT
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Yes, you have to use both options at once.
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To show it: dir /a
To remove the atributes, knight's solution wil work
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dir /a:s    (system)
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dir /a:h    (hidden)

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by:Adam Leinss
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dir /a shows all, whether it's S or H
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That's right. For some reason it did not work when I tested it.
However, listing with attrib has its pro's, like seeing the attributes in one go.

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by:Michhoho
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thanks for the help guys. i'll test it again and let you guys know the result. i remember doing attrib -s -a -r -h and dir/a. can't show. but the folder does exist as it's in boot.ini and it will boot to that winxp installation temp folder after i restart


but i'll test again to confirm. stay tuned
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