How Do You Show Hidden Files In Windows 7?
As in previous versions of the Windows, many important files are hidden by default in Windows 7. Many hidden files are system files that are necessary for proper functionality of the operating system and should only be moved or modified by advanced users. However, there are certain instances when you may need to see or access these files for troubleshooting or configuration purposes. Follow these steps to show hidden files in Windows 7. Go to the Control Panel by clicking the Start button, and clicking on “Control Panel.” Click on “Appearance and Personalization” from the Control Panel. From the “Appearance and Personalization” window, click on “Show hidden files and folders” from the Folder Options section. In the Folder Options windows that pops up, look for “Show hidden files, folders, and drives” under the Advanced Settings Section, and choose the radio button to the left the select. This will show files and folders that are hidden by default, but are not considered protected opera