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Win 8: How to enable "hidden files"

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This is related to Windows 8. I am in the “Desktop Mode”. I double- click the icon of “Folder” at the bottom tray; and I see the followings:

I.      Favorites
1)      Desktop
2)      Download
3)      Recent Places

II.      Libraries
1)      Documents
2)      Music
3)      Pictures
4)      Videos

III.      Computer
IV.      Network

I name this location as “HERE”


My Question: How to ENABLE the Hidden files and File Extension from “HERE”? (It seems it is different with Win 7)

Thank you

tjie
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when you have the file manager open press the alt key on your keyboard, and a new menu should appear at the top, click tools > Folder Options   then the view options tab ang check the box for "show hidden files folders and drives" and uncheck "hide extensions for known file types"
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