Show hidden files and folders

SHOW HIDDEN FILES AND FOLDERS IN WINDOWS 8, WINDOWS 8.1, WINDOWS 10

  1. Open any Windows Explorer window.
  2. Click the View tab, and check the option Hidden items.
  3. All hidden files and folders will now be displayed in Windows Explorer. Their icons and text labels will be slightly dimmed and appear to be somewhat transparent.
 You can hide these files and folders again by repeating the steps above, but this time selecting the option Do not show hidden files and folders instead.

SHOW HIDDEN FILES AND FOLDERS IN WINDOWS 7

  1. Open any Windows Explorer window.
  2. From the Tools menu select Folder and search options.
  3. In the Folder Options window go to the View tab.
  4. Find the setting “Hidden files and folders”, and select the option Show hidden files and folders, then click OK to confirm.
  5. All hidden files and folders will now be displayed in Windows Explorer. Their icons and text labels will be slightly dimmed and appear to be somewhat transparent.
 You can hide these files and folders again by repeating the steps above, but this time selecting the option Do not show hidden files and folders instead.

SHOW HIDDEN FILES AND FOLDERS IN WINDOWS XP

  1. Open any Windows Explorer window.
  2. From the Tools menu select Folder Options….
  3. In the Folder Options window go to the View tab.
  4. Find the setting “Hidden files and folders”, and select the option Show hidden files and folders, then click OK to confirm.
  5. All hidden files and folders will now be displayed in Windows Explorer. Their icons and text labels will be slightly dimmed and appear to be somewhat transparent.
 You can hide these files and folders again by repeating the steps above, but this time selecting the option Do not show hidden files and folders instead.

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