How To Show Hidden File Extension In Windows 7

How To Show Hidden File extension string or character attached to file which used to identify the type of file of the operating system. We can check file extension and file type on windows.

If you’re a regular user on windows, you will have no problem identifying the file type. Here I will show you how to open file extension.

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Some security purposes you must to know file type before opening it as nowadays hackers are using these tricks to access the systems. so

How To Show Hidden File Extension In Windows 7:

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What are File Extensions & how are they used

Different file type has different file extension like audio file have .mp3, .acc, .wav and more based on the program That’s used to open that file.

hidden file extensions

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By default, Windows does not show the file extension as they are hidden. Now I will show you how to see the hidden file extension. so

Open Control Panel > Appearance and Rationalisation. Now, click on Folder Options as it is now called > View tab. so

In this tab, under Advance Settings, you will see the option Hide extensions for known file types. Just Uncheck this option and click on Apply and OK. s

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Click on Apply then OK. so

Now you can see all the file extensions as shown in the below figure.

That’s it. check file type extension

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