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How do I display hidden files in Windows?

Follow these steps to display hidden files and folders in Windows.

 

For Windows 10

• Click on the Windows icon in the lower-left corner and type folder.

• Select File Explorer Options from the search results.

• Select the View tab.

• Under Hidden files and folders, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Then click Apply.

 

For Windows 8 and 8.1

•  Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then select Search

• Type folder in the search box and select Folder Options from the search results.

• Select the View tab.

• Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, then click Apply.

 

For Windows 7

• Click the Start button, then select Control Panel.

• Click on Appearance and Personalization.

• Select Folder Options, then select the View tab.

• Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, then click Apply.

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