Article ID : 00020870 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

How to configure the operating system to show all files and folders.

    Follow these steps to configure the operating system to show all files and folders.

    1. Open the File Explorer  window.

      NOTE: Because the File Explorer is a traditional Windows Desktop application, if you were not already there, the interface will change to the Desktop and a File Explorer window will open.

    2. In the File Explorer window, click View.Image
    3. On the View ribbon, click to put a check in the box next to Hidden items. Image
    4. Click the X in the upper-right corner to close the Libraries window.

    All files and folders on the computer will now be available to be viewed.