How to see hidden files and folders in Windows 10

Windows 10 is a huge, mammoth, colossal operating system. As users, many times we are not aware of the large number of files that exist on our PC by default or where a lot of data is stored. Windows file explorer is not a simple application that allows us to navigate through our documents. Is much more. It is the true powerhouse of the operating system, the operating room. Today, we will teach you how to see hidden files and folders in Windows 10

How to see hidden files in Windows 10

If Microsoft does not allow us to see these files in Windows 10 (for something they are called that), it is for a good reason. Is about files in many cases sensitive and should not be touched if we do not have a good knowledge of what we are doing.

However, Windows is characterized by options and freedom for the user and in this case it was not going to be less. The Redmond ones allow us to display these files in very few and easy steps.

To begin, we will have to open the file explorer. Next, we must click on the tab «Vista». To finish, just check the box “Hidden elements”, which we point out in the attached image.

And that’s it! That’s how easy it is to see hidden files in Windows 10. You can differentiate them from other files because son semitransparentes. If you want to revert the changes, you just have to remove the tick from the “Hidden elements” box. It’s a good security measure if you just wanted to make a small change to a hidden item.

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