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  1. Why is this happening? User's folders don't appear in file explorer, but all the files are...

    /u/MaximumRecursion, Jan 17, 2020
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  2. I have added the file count column to my folder in File Explorer. However, the actual file count is not displaying.

    Hi Loren,

    I appreciate if you could answer a
    few questions to narrow down the issue and to provide you better assistance.

    • How did you added file count column for folders in File Explorer? What are the steps did you followed?
    • When you say, "actual file count is not displaying" is this issue specific to any folder or happening with all folders?
    • Have you installed any third party anti-virus on your system?
    Meanwhile, I suggest you to follow the steps below and check if this helps.

    • Open File Explorer.
    • Click on View from navigation pane and choose Detail pane.
    Write to us with the above information and status of the issue to assist you further.

    Thank You.
     
    ThofikhAhamad, Jan 17, 2020
    #2
  3. cereberus Win User
    Sorting with File Explorer.

    I tried the method that was complicated (3rd option) but fell over in second step as I could not find any "apply to folder button"'.

    However, the simple put *.* in search bar, then sort results windows by date does the trick. It is slightly cumbersome as I have to do that each time I am selecting files (to upload to sharepoint) but a lot less hassle than I was having to scroll up and down between sorted file block and sorted folder block.

    Many thanks.

    M.
     
    cereberus, Jan 17, 2020
    #3
  4. Polarman Win User

    Why is this happening? User's folders don't appear in file explorer, but all the files are...

    Anyone knows what these files are?

    Those are Super Hidden Files which as the name implies files which are hidden from the user even more than normal hidden files.

    Even if you enable the ability to view hidden files and folders in Explorer these super hidden files/folders will still not be displayed.
     
    Polarman, Jan 17, 2020
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