Windows xp folder help

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    hello,

    I tried to move an important folder away from prying eyes(kids) but was rushing so moved it into another folder they won't look into, a folder named like 'ha7a3h6ndm3d782jr63'. I didn't create this folder, it's a log folder or something. It's read only, now I can see my folder in that folder but says it's empty. How can I get back my lost files! Thank you
     
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    I 'stash' stuff in C:\Windows\Temp <- there I made a new folder, name it (hold down 'alt' while typing 0160) alt+0160, this gives you a folder without a name. You can change folder image by copying to it an invisible icon & selecting it as new image.


    3to1.jpg

    Tried to u/l icon, not allowed here

    edit: I know what you're thinking! I never grew up, haha! not in 70 years!!!
     
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    None of the solutions work, are all my files lost?
     
    Mike199027, Jul 19, 2017 at 8:42 PM
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    please list the steps you have taken so that I will not duplicate the suggestions.
     
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    Tried manually unchecking the read only option, two attrib commands and safe mode all to no avail
     
    Mike199027, Jul 20, 2017 at 7:42 AM
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