Search Hidden Files And Folder In Windows


Hey friends, in windows, most of the users think that windows search can't find hidden files or folders and that's why they hide their files from folder options. But it's wrong. We can search hidden files and folders also in windows search. Follow these steps:


Step:1. Press win+F key or go to START MENU and click SEARCH.

Step:2. In search window options, click CHANGE PREFERENCES as shown in the image below.




Step:3. Now a list of options will appear. Click CHANGE FILES AND FOLDERS SEARCH BEHAVIOUR option.




Step:4. Select ADVANCED option and click OK.




Step:5. Now Select MORE ADVANCED OPTIONS as shown in the image.




Step:6. Click and select SEARCH HIDDEN FILES AND FOLDERS.



Now you are ready to search. In search box, type your hidden file/folder name and hit SEARCH. Windows will bring it before you although if it was hidden.


Enjoy...

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