How to display hidden files in Windows 7 Operating System
All of the Microsoft operating systems hide some system files from being seen when the user explores his computer. This is for the security reason, so that these files are not deleted accidentally by the user.
Windows 7 Operating System also hides certain system files so that these files are not visible to the user when exploring the computer. These hidden files are Windows 7 System files which could cause problem with proper operation of the computer if deleted.
But it is possible for a user to view the hidden files or set some files as hidden files just by enabling the hidden attributes for a particular file or a folder's properties. Some times it is required to view the hidden files on the computer. Follow the given steps below to view hidden files in Windows 7.
Once you do this, the folder options screen should look similar to the one shown below.
Now press the Apply button and OK button. After this you will be able to view all the hidden files. This article is written with Windows 7 in mind, but the same concept will work for other versions of Windows, including Windows 8.
Good one the folder options is a very useful one for every one to see the hidden files and to set all the folders for same options, It was very easy in Windows XP it is available on tools on the menubar.
This guide will definetely help all the Windows 7 users to get the folder options to do the things what they are to.
Even though it is not very complex to show the hidden files, if you don't know how to do it, it can be a pain to find the option. For me, it was easier to Google it and get it from your article than searching in my Windows to figure out how to see the hidden system files. Thanks for the article.