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Why are these files in different shades?

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    Why are these files in different shades?


    Click image for larger versionCould someone tell me how to turn them into one color because it's bugging me out...

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hell takeobayon, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Faded files indicate that they are hidden files. You can use an option in the tutorial below to unhide them to no longer be faded.

    File and Folder - Hide or Unhide - Windows 7 Help Forums
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    why cant i unhide it?
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    64-bit Windows 10


    If you haven't already, see if you may be able to using a different option to unhide the file.
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