1. joshross70's Avatar
    I have broken the screen on my s3, and have several hidden folders and files using a '.' at the beginning of the filename. I know that Windows won't find the files/folders that use the '.' method, but would it be possible to emulate Linux on my pc (running Windows 8) to find and rename these files?
    06-05-2014 11:36 PM
  2. physioprof's Avatar
    Just turn on Show Hidden Files and Folders in your Windows folder view settings, and you'll be able to access them.

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    06-06-2014 05:50 PM
  3. joshross70's Avatar
    If you have a '.' At the beginning of the filename you can't view them on Windows.
    06-06-2014 10:30 PM
  4. neu smurph's Avatar
    I can - Win 7 with Explorer Settings as described by physioprof
    06-06-2014 11:37 PM

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