Windows 8.1 - Display file extensions
As for the previous versions of Windows (XP, Vista, 7), Windows 8 automatically hides file extensions (exe, txt, jpeg, etc). If you want to enable the display of file extensions, follow the below procedure:
- Open Windows Explorer and go to the View tab.
- Click the Options button > Change folder and search options.
- Scroll to "Hide extensions for file types is known"