Why can't I search for files in the System32 or SysWow64 folders of the 64-bit version of Windows XP?

A. By default, the 64-bit version of XP excludes system folders from searches. To search within these folders, open Windows Explorer, select Search, select "More advanced options," and select the "Search system folders" check box. Also, from the Tools menu in Windows Explorer, select Folder Options, select the View tab, and enable "Show hidden files and folders." Then, do your search.

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