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How to Find Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 8

Sometimes you need some files or folders to be hidden.That may be for any privacy issue or any other reason.But whenever  you need to access those files or folders you won’t find how to access again.All right,today I am going to tell you how to find hidden files and folders if you are using Windows 8.

Find Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 8:

Unlike Windows7, it is more simpler process to find hidden files and folders in Windows8.You can access the hidden files and folders option in two ways in Windows8.

The first and quickest way:

Step-1: First open Windows Explorer (Press Win+E) and select the View tab.

Step-2:Then click hidden items in Show/hide group.

Hidden items in Windows8
Hidden items in Windows8

The second way:

Step-1:Go to control panel and choose appearance an personalization.

Step-2:Then select “Show hidden files and folders” in the Folder Options section.

Windows8:Show hidden files and folders
Windows8:Show hidden files and folders

Step-3:Next in the Folder Options dialog box, select Show hidden files, folders and drives and click OK.

show folder options dialog box thumb
show folder options dialog box thumb

Ain’t it easy process to find hidden files and folders in windows8.

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About Suman Kalyan Mohanty

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