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Accessing Hidden Files (Windows)


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Windows 7

  1. Go to "Start," then click on "Computer".
  2. Click on "Organize", then click on "Folder and search options".
  3. Click on the "View" tab.
  4. Under "Advanced settings", click on "Show hidden files, folders, and drives".
  5. Click on "Apply", then click "OK".

Windows 8 & 10

  1. Go to "This PC".
  2. Select the View tab.
  3. Check the box for "Hidden Items".
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