Viewing hidden files and folders in Windows XP

By default Windows Explorer does not display folders and files that are with the attribute “Hidden” enabled. To view these files you must do the following:

How to view hidden files and folders

First open “Control Panel / Folder Options”.

Click on the “Display Mode” tab.

Then find the “Show hidden files and folders” and select it.

Now close the dialog box by clicking and “OK”.

There, you’re done! You can now see the hidden files and folders on the system.

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