How to Display Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 8

Don’t know how to display Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 8?

Unhiding or Showing Hidden Folders in Windows 8?

Hiding or Displaying the Hidden Folders in computer running on windows doesn’t need any expertise.It is very
simple to hide the folders and you can do it in few mouse clicks.
Hiding the files doesn’t guarantee any security for the file which you have hidden.
If the user know the path and name of the file then it is very easy to show  the hidden folder.
It is like a primary step to prevent unauthorized access to a particular folder which you feel
as private.Administrator has full privileges to access the PC,so he can hide or unhide the
Hidden Folders.For some Users (other than administrator) Administrator won’t give privilege to
hide or unhide the Files or folders.So hiding a file is safe only if the Users who are Logging
into Windows 8 PC won’t have privilege to show hidden files.
Let’s come back to our topic i.e, How to show hidden files on Windows 8.Let’s see the step by
step procedure to show hidden files in Windows 8

How to View Hidden Folders and Files in windows running PC

As i have already said,it is very simple to show hidden files.Lets see the step by step guide
on how to display hidden files and folders in Windows 8

1)Log on to Windows 8 PC as Administrator.(Other Users may not have/given privileges to unhide
the hidden folders.)

2)Now go to Desktop by clicking on the desktop Tile (Windows 8)

3)Click on the File Explorer on the Desktop.

4)Click on the VIEW Tab on the Top of the File Explorer Window.

5)On the right of the Screen after clicking on View Tab,you will see OPTIONS Tab.Click on the
Options and choose view option.

6)Go to the Advanced settings list and click on Show hidden files and folders.

Show hidden Folders Windows 8

Follow the same steps to hide any Files or Folders on a Windows PC.

Hope this Article helps you.If you have any query or know any other way to hide to files on
Windows PC do let me know.Thanks for visiting