How to show hidden files and folder in Windows 7

It’s easy to quickly hide files and folder in Windows 7 PC or tablet, Windows 8, Vista and XP. You can hide all important data or document on your Windows 7 PC to protect from other users. There are several different reasons to hide files and folders on your Windows PC or desktop. Learn the process of how to show hidden files and folder in Windows 7.

Also hide display file icon, hide empty drives in computer folder, hide file types extensions and display file size information in folder tips. Follow below two ways to show hidden files and folder in Windows 7 PC / computer.


Check also this: How to turn off auto update in Windows 7

2 ways of “how to show hidden files and folder in Windows 7 PC / Desktop”

1st way:

Step 1: Tap on “Start menu” button

Step 2: Tap on “Control panel”

Step 3: Tap on “Appearance and Personalization”

Tap on folder options to hidden files and folders

Step 4: Tap on “folder Options” 

Tap on view to change settings

Step 5: Tap on the “View”

By deafult, selected don’t show hidden files, folders and drives on your Windows 7 PC / computer

Step 6: Choose the “Show hidden files, folders and drives” option

How to show hidden files and folder in Windows 7

Step 7: Click on “Apply” button

Now you can show hidden files and folder in Windows 7 PC /Desktop

2nd way:

Step 1: Tap on the “Windows Start button”

Step 2: Go to the “Computer”

Tap on Organize

Step 3: Tap on “Organize” in the top left side corner

show hidden files and folder in Windows 7 PC

Step 4: Select “folder and Search Option”

Step 5: Tap on “View tab” 

By deafult, don’t show hidden files, folders and drives on your Windows 7 PC selected

Step 6: Tap on Show hidden files and folders in Windows 7

Step 7: Tap on “Apply” button

Now open any computer drive where you hide files or folders, you can see all hidden files and folders without changing the settings.

Above you can see the steps to show hidden files and folder in Windows 7 Desktop. Did you find the above process helpful? Don’t hesitate to let me know on comment box. Would be a pleasure to help you and connect with us for daily technology updates!

About bestusefultips

I'm Arpit Patel, techno lover from India. Bestusefultips is a technology website focused on latest Android news, tricks & tips related android devices, tutorials and videos.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *