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Missing Files When Viewed From Win 7 Computer


Files missing in portable hard drive when viewed from windows 7 computer, but not missing when viewed from xp computer. I have a new computer with windows 7. I am trying to transfer files from my portable hard drive, but some files do not show up when i look at it from windows 7 computer. However, when i go in from the old xp, i see them. I am talking about jpeg, ftm in particular. Plus, all the files that are not in a folder in my portable drive  do not show up. Are some somehow hidden in windows 7?

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Posted On: 2010-01-16 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

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