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    directories not visible in ms dos or windows??

    I created a folder using Window2000 Explorer. However, it disappeared from view. When I go to MS-DOS and type "dir" it doesn't show up either. However, if I type "cd" to the directory, it will change. The data is there. Why doesn't it show with either the "dir" command or the Windows Explorer?

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    Re: directories not visible in ms dos or windows??

    Sounds like the directory is hidden. If you go to Tools - Folder Options in Windows Explorer and enable the showing of hidden files, does it reappear?
    -Mark

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    Re: directories not visible in ms dos or windows??

    No, it does not make it reappear. I was just reading about changing attributes directly in DOS. When I typed attrib -s -h -a, the directory appeared.

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    Re: directories not visible in ms dos or windows??

    You un-hid the directory by doing that. I'm surprised that telling Explorer to show hidden files and folders did not have the same effect. Whichever way you got there...it's working now!
    -Mark

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