troubleshooting Question

directory not visible in DOS command window

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I have a directory c:\Users\Owner\Documents\My DVDs.  I can see this directory using Windows Explorer.  I am running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.  If I open a DOS command window and cd to c:\Users\Owner\Documents\ and enter "dir" then I do not see the "My DVDs" directory listed in the results.  If I enter "dir /AD" then I see the "My DVDs" directory listed in the results.  Why is the "My DVDs" directory not listed when I enter "dir?"

Note that I looked at the permissions for the My DVDs folder.  The permissions are the same as all the other directories as far as I can tell.  Also, this is not a link to another folder.  This is a normal directory.  I have spoken with others who have experienced the same issue with other directories.
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