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Old 04-05-2011, 10:05 PM
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Default Unhide.exe (by Grinler)

Little program that unhides your files after a virus and cleaning has left them hidden and invisible. A quick search of the forums has one reference to this program. Credit to "MRaikes" for that

http://www.technibble.com/forums/sho...ght=unhide.exe

I didn't see it suggested as tool of the week. It can be downloaded at bleepingcomputers.

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe
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Old 04-05-2011, 10:29 PM
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Little program that unhides your files after a virus and cleaning has left them hidden and invisible. A quick search of the forums has one reference to this program. Credit to "MRaikes" for that

http://www.technibble.com/forums/sho...ght=unhide.exe

I didn't see it suggested as tool of the week. It can be downloaded at bleepingcomputers.

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/unhide.exe
Be careful when applying when using tools that apply folder/file changes recursively. If the just have the H attribute set, wouldn't this be easily done through Explorer? Using 'unhide' will leave normally hidden files exposed to accidental user deletion, there's good reason why Microsoft intended some file to be hidden.
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:39 PM
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Be careful when applying when using tools that apply folder/file changes recursively. If the just have the H attribute set, wouldn't this be easily done through Explorer? Using 'unhide' will leave normally hidden files exposed to accidental user deletion, there's good reason why Microsoft intended some file to be hidden.
I think it would be easier just to write a script with the attrib command, to remove the 'Hidden' attribute from all files/folders in the %systemdrive%. That way, you aren't exposing any System files; that could be accidentally deleted by a user.

Or, if you want to use UnHide, then create a script to set back the System attribute to those critical Windows files/folders ?
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