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Show File Extensions on Windows

show file extensions windows

File extensions are by default hidden on Windows ๐Ÿ•ต๏ธโ€โ™‚๏ธ

But in this article, you’re going to learn how to easily make them show up.


How to show file extensions

Open up any folder, click View, and then tick the File name extensions checkbox.

show file extensions windows


If that didn’t work for you, let’s try a different approach.

Go to the search bar and search for File Explorer Options.

Then go toย View and untick theย Hide extensions for known file types checkbox.

file explorer options show file extensions windows

You are all set ๐Ÿ˜Š

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