Enable hidden folders and file extensions Windows 7

Hidden Folder

To show hidden files, folder, and show file extensions, follow the steps below.

In your computer’s control panel, set the view in the top right to “small Icons”

Find the Folder Options icon and click it.

Click the View tab.

Select the radio button for Show Hidden files, folders, and drives

Also, uncheck the box for Hide extensions for known file types.

Folder Options

You may also want to uncheck the Hide empty drives in the Computer folder option, and the Hide protected operating system files, if desired.

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