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Windows Pictures - lost my photos!

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    Windows Pictures - lost my photos!

    Hi,
    I wonder if somebody familiar with 'Windows Pictures' can help me find my lost photos.

    From a recent trip to India I had two memory cards of photos, which because they had the same number series( i e DSC 1 - n), I loaded into separate folders in Windows Picture. Wanting to merge them into one folder and therefore trying to eliminate the clashing number series, and not knowing what I was doing, I found properties when I right clicked one of the folders and then clicked hide. The folder immediately emptied and I haven't been able to recover them!

    I am hoping the photo files are there somewhere. When I right click and select properties on this folder it shows a file size of 1.13gb in a location which is the folder from where they have disappeared.
    Can anybody help?

    Dave M

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    Re: Windows Pictures - lost my photos!

    Try Tools,Folder Option,View, Show hidden files in your Picture Folder

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    Re: Windows Pictures - lost my photos!

    Many thanks ilikefree - that worked!

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    Re: Windows Pictures - lost my photos!

    Glad that you got it sorted. Likefree, good job, owe your rep.
    I will mark this thread as solved.

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