Display Hidden Folders in Windows XP

By default, Windows XP keeps important system files and folders hidden to keep users from deleting files they shouldn’t. This Video tutorial is for beginners only. This is also great for backing up Outlook Because Outlook.pst is inaccessible unless Files and Folder is unhidden.

Show hidden files:

1. Go to My Computer, Click on Tools Tab double-click on Folder Options.

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2. Click on the View tab, and then click the radio button for “Show hidden files and folders

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Video Tutorial:


I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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