Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Applying Your Settings to All Folders
4. Under the Advanced Settings section, scroll down the list until you see the
entries for Hidden Files And Folders. Click Show Hidden Files, Folders,
And Drives, as shown in Figure 9-11.
TIP While you are in the Folder Options Advanced settings list of settings, I
recommend disabling the Hide Extensions For Known File Types and Hide Protected
Operating System Files settings. This is always one of the first things I do right
after installing Windows 8.
5. When you are finished, click OK to save your changes and exit the
You should now see all the files on your computer that are hidden. However,
you may notice that some files are still not showing up. These are the system
files. To show these files, continue to the next section.
Figure 9-11: You can reveal hidden files.