Hello, I have seemed to have misplaced the hidden folder C:\ProgramData ! It just vanished w/o a trace! I was moving files in and out then it disappeared. Other hidden files are there! And programs that use this folder still work fine. I tried numerous web so called fixes, I tried numerous searches, looking in list pane, detail pane, pain in the A**....... It does however appear in the registry. Also, If I enter cd \programdata in the command prompt the file shows........ I can then also enter dir and it will show all contents. ARRRGGGGG>>............. Would someone mind pointing me in the right direction?