(1) You can also use "DIR /R" command in vista to show Alternate Data Streams (it's not supported in XP).
nope it does not show any ads...

C:\>dir \R
Volume in drive C has no label.
Volume Serial Number is 8C19-481A

Directory of C:\

File Not Found

ok ok it showed...i used \ instead of /R...

17 test:hidden.txt:$DATA
28-06-2009 22:58 17 test.txt
26 test.txt:hidden:$DATA

Did you create the file before opening in notepad ??
yes i did create the file before i tried opening in notepad....i followed the steps you said for test.txt


C:\>notepad test:hidden.txt
(THIS showes my hidden text)

C:\>notepad test.txt:hidden.txt
(THIS doesnt work, says file doesnt exist..????)

(2) New-link : http://sourceforge.net/projects/unxutils. (Will update the article)
downloading, will update you on that..

Last edited by mayjune; 29Jun2009 at 10:29..