Show hidden files
Applies to: Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 8.1
Here’s how to display hidden files and folders.
1: Select the Start button, then select Control Panel-Appearance and Personalization.
2: Select Folder Options, then select the View tab.
3: Under Advanced settings, select Show hidden files, folders, and drives, and then select OK.
1: Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, then select Search (or if you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right