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How to Hide and Unhide files in Windows 10

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Sometimes our friends or family use your computer but what if you have important files that you don’t want to show them. The easy option is to hide your sensitive file and after your family is free from using your computer then unhide and start your work.

There are a few different ways to hide and unhide files in Windows 10. In this article, we will show you two methods: using the File Explorer and using Command Prompt.

How to Hide and Unhide files in Windows 10

Method 1: Using the File Explorer

You can use File Explorer to hide and unhide files. Here is how:

1. Open the File Explorer.

2. Navigate to the folder that contains the files you want to hide or unhide.

3. Right-click on the file or folder you want to hide or unhide and select Hide/Unhide.

4. Select the option you want:

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Hide: Hides the file or folder from view.

Unhide: Unhides the file or folder so it is visible again.

5. Click OK.

The file or folder will be hidden or unhidden according to your selection.

Method 2: Using Command Prompt

You can also use the Command Prompt to hide and unhide files. Here is how:

1. Open the Command Prompt.

2. Navigate to the folder that contains the files you want to hide or unhide.

3. Type the following command and press Enter: attrib +h filename

This will hide the file named “filename”.

4. To unhide the file, type the following command and press Enter: attrib -h filename

This will unhide the file “filename”.

That’s it! Now you know how to hide and unhide files in Windows 10. Enjoy!

This post was originally published on 9, December 2021, but according to new information stuff, this post is updated frequently.

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