How to show Hidden files and folders

To show hidden files and folders under Windows XP or Windows Vista you have different ways to access this options.

Windows XP

To enable the viewing of Hidden files follow these steps:

1. Close all programs so that you are at your desktop.
2. Double-click on the My Documents icon.
3. Select the Tools menu and click Folder Options as it shows in photo:


4. After the new window appears select the View tab

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