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Warning

You have chosen to display protected operating...

 
  Description  
     
 

A minor notification when setting the option to view hidden os files.

 
 
   
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  Warning 

 
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  You have chosen to display protected operating system files (files labeled System and Hidden) in Windows Explorer.

These files are required to start and run Windows. Deleting or editing them can make your computer inoperable.

Are you sure you want to display these files? 

 
Typical location
  C:\Windows\

 
Issued By
  explorer.exe

 
OS
  Windows 7

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Type
  warning 

   
Vendor
  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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Select the desired action:

  • Click on Yes to see hidden system files.
  • Click on No hide system files.
 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 15-Mar-2010
 
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  Microsoft Corporation (more info...)

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