How do I find hidden files in Windows 8

How do I find hidden files in windows 8... explorer 10.  64 bit? 

 

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Original title: HIDDEN FILES

 

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How do I find hidden files in windows 8... explorer 10.  64 bit? 

 

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Original title: HIDDEN FILES

(1) Open a folder in desktop or anywhere.. then go to view tab and do the following...



(2) you can unhide it by using a command prompt
Open a command prompt and type attrib -a -s -h -r  "filepath:\Your file name"

(3) else you can use a thirdparty tool like http://www.xyplorer.com/index.php


H.A.V. Aravinda

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Hi Carl,

 

You may refer to the blog which describes how to see the hidden files and folders:

Windows 8 How To: 19. Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zxue/archive/2012/03/08/win8-howto-19-show-hidden-files-folders-and-drives.aspx

 

Let us know if you need further assistance.

Rohit S

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