File|Open Doesn't Show Windows Sub-Folder

snuppa
2011-04-10
2013-10-08
  •  snuppa

    snuppa - 2011-04-10

    Windows 7, Home Premium, 64 bit.
    I was trying to edit my hosts file.  Using the File|Open facility, and searching down through the folders, it did not show me the etc folder in windows/system32/drivers. 
    See image attached which shows the FileOpen window together with an explorer window.
    What is happening ?  How can I fix it ?

     
  •  snuppa

    snuppa - 2011-04-10

    Sorry; couldn't attach the image.

     
  • Nally2k6

    Nally2k6 - 2011-04-10

    I tried to access the etc as well with Notepad++ but Windows doesn't seem to allow it. If you really need to edit the host file then run Notepad as administrator and then navigate to the host file.

     

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