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How to find hidden files and folders

Problem:

How to find hidden files and folders.

Solution:

The below configuration enables displaying hidden files and folders in Windows.

  1. Open My Computer.
  2. From the top menu choose Tools, Folder Options.

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    Fig. 1. Open search options.

  3. In the View tab select Show hidden files and folders.

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    Fig. 2. Mark "Show hidden files, folders, and drives".

  4. Click Apply and OK.

Now all hidden files and folders will be visible in the system.