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By default, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) hides the contents of the following folders:
The contents of these folders are hidden when Web View is enabled.
You can use one of the following methods to view the contents of these folders:
NOTE: When you click the Hide the contents of this folder option in one of the protected folders, the check in the Display all Control Panel options and all folder contents check box is automatically removed.
The Web View preference for system folders is controlled by DWORD values for each protected folder. A value data of "0" (zero) causes the folder contents to be displayed. A value data of "1" (one) causes the contents to be hidden. Each protected folder has its own value:
The Windows folder value is shell:Windows
The Windows\System folder value is shell:System
The Control Panel folder value is shell:ControlPanelFolder
The Root directory of the system drive value is shell:SystemDriveRootFolder
The Program Files folder value is shell:ProgramFiles
These values are located in the following registry key:
Article ID: 272963 - Last Review: January 29, 2007 - Revision: 1.3