Files on Microsoft Windows Operating Systems have the ability to be hidden or revealed. This is a safety switch to prevent users from deleting files and folders that are important. Occasionally you will need to modify or delete these files. Sometimes viruses will hide files to prevent users from finding where they are hiding. This guide will should you how to unhide files and folders in Windows 7.
There are several methods to unhide files and folders. I find this to be the easiest method. Click on the Windows icon in the bottom left of the desktop. Move up and to the right side and click on the computer button. When the menu with your drives comes up, click Organize which should be in the top left of the menu. Go down and click Folder and Search options.
Next click the tab for View. About half way down the page is the option to Show hidden files, folders and drives. Click the option to show and click apply. Click OK.
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