You should be able to see those files given what you described. Have you scanned your system for malware? Sounds like something odd is going on in that department. At least run Spybot and consider using a commercial tool such as <a href=”http://www.sunbeltsoftware.com/Home-Home-Office/Anti-Spyware/Download/”>CounterSpy</a>. I wrote this <a href=”http://searchwindowssecurity.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid45_gci1186367,00.html”>malware removal guide</a> that offers up some more options as well.
I also Faceing This problem last year
Your computer is virus infected So please use antivirus software and scan the hard drive (symantech can’t detect this virus ) quick heal Is good.
Your computer system obviously shows a virus activity which involves the modifications of some system settings of your computer configuration. Make sure that you have the latest antivirus software running in your computer system and perform a full system scan.