Do you want to hide some important data from anyone? Fine, but for that you have to use one of the Windows feature termed as hidden files and folders. But, I think first you must need to know about the hidden files and folders.
What is Hidden Files?
The Hidden files are the files that reside in your computer system but does not appear when you search or explore. It is basically used to prevent an unauthorized user to view or modify your files and to prevent from deleting your important data accidentally.
Windows introduces this feature in order to hide files and folders from unauthorized users. After using this feature, no one is able to read or modify these files. Although sometimes, if you may want to modify or delete any file from the hidden folder then you can go through this article where you will learn, how to show hidden files in Windows 10, by implementing the steps as explained below.
Steps to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10
Step 1: Open a “Control Panel” by clicking on the “Start” button.
Step 2: Click on “Appearance and Personalization”.
Step 3: You will find many options, click on “File Explorer Options”. The “File Explorer Options” window will open up.
Step 4: Select “Show hidden files, folders and drives” radio button in the “Hidden files and folders” category under the “Advance Settings” and then Click on “OK”.
In the same way, you can check “Don’t show hidden files, folders, and drives” in order to hide a particular file or a folder.
That’s all guys. Keep reading.