If you are experiencing issues while trying to show hidden files
in your Windows PC
folder options, it is likely that your computer has a sort of virus that is preventing you from seeing your folders.
This article will walk you through how to clean your computer and, then, give you the necessary steps to reinstate access to your documents.
Unable to Display Hidden Files and Folders
Before proceeding, we recommend that you first run an antivirus
program on your computer. We recommend Eset Nod 32 Antivirus
Once complete, head to your Start
menu > Run
. Then type
, followed by OK
In the righthand pane, click the +
sign to expand the list. Expand your list one by one by going to this path:
There should now be an entry entitled Checked value
in your righthand pane. Double-click the entry, and change the Checked value