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Some disinfection routines performed by Bitdefender require a restart to complete.

Therefore, if the Hidden files settings are no longer available after a scan please restart your PC, after which they will be available once again.


 

If, for some reason, the reboot does not fix your problem, follow the instructions presented below to show hidden files:

 

For Windows 10

• Click on the Windows icon in the lower-left corner and type folder.

• Select File Explorer Options from the search results.

• Select the View tab.

• Under Hidden files and folders, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Then click Apply.

 

For Windows 8 and 8.1

•  Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then select Search

• Type folder in the search box and select Folder Options from the search results.

• Select the View tab.

• Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, then click Apply.

 

For Windows 7

• Click the Start button, then select Control Panel.

• Click on Appearance and Personalization.

• Select Folder Options, then select the View tab.

• Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, then click Apply.

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