How to reveal hidden files and folders

How to reveal hidden files and folders

  • IMPORTANT! You can make hidden files and folders to become hidden again by following the exact same instructions!

in Windows 7

  1. Begin by going to your Desktop.
  2. Now you’ll need to open the Start menu. You can do this by clicking on your Windows start button – the button in the left corner of your screen with the Windows logo on it.
  3. Navigate to the Control Panel option (should be in the right-most column) and click on it.
  4. Now look for the the Appearance and Personalization link, click on it.
  5. Look for the Hidden files and folders, fill the check box named Show hidden files, folders, or drives.
  6. Use Apply, then OK and you are done.

in Windows 8

  1. Look at the  Windows 8 Start Screen and select the Control Panel app.
  2. Now go to the More Settings option.
  3. The more traditional Control Panel window will appear, click on the Appearance and Personalization link.
  4. You’ll need to find the Hidden files and folders section and fill the check box next to Show hidden files, folders, or drives.
  5. Apply, then OK. Done.

in Windows 10

  1. Open the file explorer (Win button + E button) and open any folder on your computer.
  2. In the upper-left side of the screen you’ll notice the File, Home, Share and View tabs. You need the View tab, click on it.
  3. To the right you’ll notice a checkbox labeled Hidden items. Click on it so that it is marked. Done!

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