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Cannot uncheck 'hidden' - 'read-only' attributes

Hi,

I had a virus on my SBS 2003 and cleaned it out. Now some shared folders are 'hidden' and I cannot uncheck them since its grayed out.
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clesin
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clesin
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ShareefHuddleCommented:
try using attrib from an administrator command prompt.

attrib -r -h (filename)



Shareef
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dmessmanCommented:
more specifically, go into adminstrator command prompt and run from the root of the C drive:

attrib *.* -s -h /s /d
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clesinAuthor Commented:
I am not following.

I have a 'folder' that's 'hidden' - what exactly should I do?
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dmessmanCommented:
click start -> all programs -> accessories

right click on command prompt and choose run as administrator

in the command prompt, type:

c: <enter>
cd\ <enter>
attrib *.* -s -h /s /d <enter>
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Techytech007Commented:
dmessman saved my life on this one. Thanks dmessman! Worked like a charm!
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