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Do you have Administrator privileges on this account? Is it possible your system administrator locked this down?
It seems that you're taking the right steps: To display hidden files and folders [microsoft.com]
Either there's something wrong with your Windows install or registry, or something is actively trying to hide from you.
It's also worth noting that some files such as desktop.ini files (commonly found in special folders) remain hidden irrespective of settings.