How to Show Hidden files and Folder in Windows 7

If you happens to be like me who just shifted to Windows 7 from Windows XP, you will have the same question. How to view hidden files and folder in Windows 7. In this post I will be sharing simple guide which will help you to see your hidden files.

Follow below given steps:

In your Windows 7 OS, go to Control Pane l> Appearance and Personalization

Click on show hidden file and folders under Folders option and on the next screen, select show hidden file and folders and click on apply and save.

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That’s it and now you can see all the file and folders which have hidden attribute. Once you done with seeing hidden files, don’t forget to revert back the settings, else what’s the point of hiding file?