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Finding a video file with a changed file extension

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mikelee1983

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Hi all, I currently have some video files on my windows XP laptop and I changed the files extension to something I cant remember because It used to be a shared laptop. hence I had the extension changed and hidden. I remember there was a way to find these files thru command prompt menu. Could someone please advise me some pointers on how to find these files.
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If you know the file name, you can execute Dir /a:h /s /b "C:\FileName.*" command.


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Yeh I cant remember the file name. Because i did it with something that looked right in that folder. Hence I changed the extension.
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Execute Dir /a:h /s /b "C:\*.*" command to display only hidden files on C: you can change the folder path.


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Thanks for that. I give it a try. Appreciate ur help alot
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You are very welcome!


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