This tutorial contains instructions on how to view Hidden Files in Windows 10, 8, 7 Vista & XP. Windows by mặc định hides some files, so you cannot view them when you xuất hiện Windows Explorer.

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Most of the hidden files are system files, which are important for the proper computer operation. For that reason, these files are hidden & protected from the operating system to lớn avoid the unauthorized modification or deletion.

If you want, for any reason, lớn force Windows to lớn show the hidden files, then read the instructions below on how you can vì chưng that.

How to Enable the hidden files view in Windows 10, 8.1

In Windows 10, 8 or 8.1, you can turn on the hidden files view, by using Explorer’s menu. To vì chưng that:OK

1. Xuất hiện Windows Explorer and click the View menu.2. Then check the Hidden items box.



How lớn Enable the hidden files view in Windows 10, 8.1, 7, Vista và XP OS from Control Panel.

The alternative way khổng lồ enable the hidden files view, is from Windows Control Panel.

1. Navigate to Windows Control panel. To vì chưng that:

Press the Windows
+ R keys to open the RUN command box.Type control và click OK.

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3. Change the View to Small Icons* và then double click at:

File Explorer Options if you ‘re using Windows 10.Folder Options if you ‘re using Windows 8/8.1, 7 or XP.

* Note: in Windows XP, click Switch to Classic view at the left.



3. In ‘Folder Options’ click the View tab, and under the ‘Hidden files and folders’ section, kiểm tra the Show hidden files, folders, and drives option and click OK. *

* Notes:1. If you want lớn display also the hidden và protected Operating System files, then clear the Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) check box.2. All hidden files/folders will be displayed with a transparent icon next to them to indicate that they are hidden.

Suggestion: After completing your job, restore “Hidden files” appearance lớn its default values, to lớn avoid accidentally system modifications.



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