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How can I see my hidden file in my computer Windows 8.1

How can I see my hidden file in my computer Windows 8.1

In this article, we will show you “How can I see my hidden file in my computer Windows 8.1 Operating system.”

To show hidden files in Windows 8.1 Operating system follow the instructions listed below:

Log into My computer (This PC) then at the top Choose “View” Tab.
Then at the end of the Navigation panel, you have “Options” click on “Options” and you will open “Folder Options” then choose “View Tab.”
Then chekShow hidden files, folders, and drives,” and then select apply and OK.


If you need also, you can “Deselect.”
“Hide extensions for known file types and “Hide empty drives in the computer folder.”
Also and “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).” Then select apply and OK.

Now back your Unhidden files to hidden.

Again log into My computer (This PC) then at the top Choose “View” Tab.
Then at the end of the Navigation panel, you have “Options” click on “Options” and you will open “Folder Options” then choose “View Tab.”
Then chekDon’t show hidden files, folders, and drives,” and then select apply and OK.

If you Deselect this files, now select again.
Hide extensions for known file types and “Hide empty drives in the computer folder.”
Also and “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).” Then select apply and OK.

We hope that this article “How can I see my hidden file in my computer Windows 8.1” would be helpful for you.

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