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How to Show Hidden Files on Windows 10?

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Although the majority of users will never need this feature, there are situations when the ability to see your hidden files may save you from a lot of trouble and allow you to make the computer “repairs” by yourself, preventing unnecessary visits to computer repair shops, saving you time and money at the same time.

If you are in need of this type of files, this is what you need to do in order to make them visible on your Windows 10 system.

How to Show Hidden Files on Windows 10

This whole process consists of only a couple of steps that include the following:

  1. First, you need to enter “File Explorer” on your taskbar.
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  3. After that, go to “View”.
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  5. Left-click on “Options”

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    and choose “Change folder and search options”.

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  7. After that, go to “View” tab,

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    and in the newly opened section, under “Advanced settings”, mark the square in front of “Show hidden files, folders, and drives”.

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  9. Confirm it by pressing “OK” and that is it.

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    Your hidden files should now be visible.

About author

Miodrag Matović is a tech geek who loves writing about everything related to computers. He’s a graduate graphic designer, but found his passion elsewhere. In his free time, he likes to spend time with his family, dance with his wife, and put together new computers.
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