If you’re a Windows 10 user, you may have noticed that some files on your computer are hidden. This can be for a number of reasons, including security and storage. Don’t worry though, uncovering hidden files is an easy task and in this blog post we will explain how to show these hidden files in no time! Learn How to Show Hidden Files Windows 10?
How to Show Hidden Files Windows 10?
- Enabling the Hidden Files View – The first step to showing your hidden files is to open File Explorer by pressing the Win + E keyboard shortcut. Once the file explorer window is open, click on “View” located at the top of the window. In this view tab, look for an option called “Hidden Items” and check off the box next to it. This should make all of your previously invisible files appear in the current folder you are viewing.
- Unhiding Specific Folders or Drives – If you want to reveal specific folders or drives rather than all of them together, there are some different steps that need to be taken. First, press the Win + R keyboard shortcut to open up a run dialog box. Once this dialog box appears type “Control Panel” and press enter. This will bring up windows control panel where you can select “Appearance and Personalization” from the list of options available at left-hand side of screen. Then select Show Hidden Files from Folder Options from same menu and select Apply then OK button respectively. After doing this process all your hidden folders will be unhidden.
Now that you know how to show hidden files on Windows 10, you can easily access any file or folder that was previously unavailable due to being hidden away! Whether it was for storage or security purposes, don’t hesitate to use these steps outlined above if ever needed again in future! With these few simple steps now under your belt, you can confidently navigate through any saved data without worrying about not being able to find something due its being accidentally hidden away!