In normal situations you cannot view the content of special folders, such as Windows/assembly or Windows/fonts, and so on. The way these folders are shown are set through the desktop.ini file in each of these folders, which is normally hidden and protected. One trick that I learned from here [+] is described below. Open a command prompt and type: cd /d %windows%\assembly attrib -r -h -s desktop.ini ren desktop.ini desktop.bak Using the above commands, we kill the desktop.

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Sina Iravanian

Movie music junkie, insomniac, daydreamer, procrastinator, hard-determinist, introvert, and a bit into software.

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Melbourne, Australia