Missing files yet can still access them

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by Tedetc, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Tedetc

    Tedetc New Member

    Sep 19, 2010
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    Basically, I play a game and have a programme which takes screenshots/records videos for me in this game, anyways, I've noticed I can open videos/pictures through this programme and look at them both (vids/pics) but when I try to actually find the videos/pictures in the folder they're supposed to be in, they're not there. Just nothing there.

    If I try to copy the files by accessing them through the programme it says the files aren't there so it's unable to do so. Yet when I look on the directory through this programme it matches where I'm searching.

    If it helps at all, when I click "run as adminstrator" and take a screenshot/video through this programme these files DO show up in the proper folders.

    Thanks for reading, help appreciated.
  2. CommonTater

    CommonTater New Member

    Jul 21, 2010
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    Have you tried allowing Windows Explorer to see hidden files?

    Explorer -> Organize -> Folder and search options -> View -> Show hidden files folders and drives.

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