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A May 2017 Microsft security update for Windows 10 conflicted with a major routine in FileBoss resulting in FileBoss not starting on some Windows 10 systems.
Versions V3.101 and later, fix the problem. You can read more about this at the page
Windows Creators Conflict.
This View > Exclude > menu hides or displays groups of folders defined by special attributes or other conditions as explained below.
Note that these are global settings and changes will affect all Explorer tabs both current and future. These settings are not present and do not affect Virtual Folders.
Hidden, System, Hidden and System
Hide all files and folders that have the Hidden, System, or Hidden and System attributes set. The Hidden and System setting requires both attributes to be set for the file or folder to be excluded.
Hide all folders when the name starts with a dollar sign. Folders with a name starting with a dollar sign are frequently special folders used by the Windows operating system.
Hide all files when the name starts with a dollar sign. Files with a name starting with a dollar sign are frequently special files used by the Windows operating system.
Exclude None, Exclude All
Turns all of the above settings off or on. However the Folders setting is not affected.
Excludes or includes folders in the contents (right-hand) window. This toggles their display on and off.
Seeing the results of the changes
The changes you make in this menu will be displayed in the contents window (on the right) immediately. Changes to the Navigation window (on the left) will only be displayed when a folder is collapsed and reopened. This allows you to compare the before and after (left- and right-hand windows) to see how the changes affected what is displayed.