Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

No C\Users\computername\AppData showing in File Directory

  1. #1

    No C\Users\computername\AppData showing in File Directory

    I have a new Windows 8.1 machine and the folder C\Users\computername\AppData is not showing in the File Directory so I can't access anything there. It does exist in the machine becase I have a program showing HDD activity and it accesses that folder many many times during a session.

    Any idea how I can get that folder to show in the normal Explorer File Directory so I can access a file in the following Local sub-folder?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1

    when in file explorer click at the top to go to the view tab/ribbon
    from here put a tick in the Hidden Items box, top right area

    that should now make the AppData folder visable
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Thank you very much, Paul. Yes, that did the job. I had forgotten that little item.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

No C\Users\computername\AppData showing in File Directory
Related Threads
This problem has been happening recently, whenever I try to open appdata folder directly by typing %appdata% by using Windows Logo + Q (or simply type it down after going to....metro menu, that's what it's called?) stutters my Explorer.exe VERY BADLY, so that I can hardly move my mouse...
I have installed an application on the following path : "C:\Users\Ron Wolpa\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe" (this is the path I got by right clicking the application icon and selecting properties). However I canīt find this location and Windows explorer only gives the following path...
I'm new to windows 8, There are two accounts on our laptop. My mother is set as the administrator. I am trying to figure out why when I download something it shows up on to her desktop. Also, I have opened my browser and her google settings and bookmarks have come up when she has not logged in to...
Hi all, hoping someone can shed some light on what whats going on & how I can rectify this highly annoying situation. I'm not sure why this has started, but when I now try to DL any files or save ANY files, I get a message saying 'File directory is corrupted & unreadable'. I tried to open an...
I need to download/copy a .bin file to the root directory for each opertaing system , I havent a clue how to do this can anyone ( in simple terms) please kind regards Paul
Solved Move appdata folder all users in User Accounts and Family Safety
I have moved all of the user file from the c: on to any hard drive can move appdata folder as well also is there way new users file are automatically on the other drive
Alternate title: BOY did I mess up. I hope this isn't tmi - trying to keep it brief but putting the story in place but it's not easy for me. Coming from DOS, WinNT, XP, into the world of Win8 install on a small (128G) SSD, and trying to work under a deadline at 2AM (at least that's my excuse)....
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook