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This article describes how to view hidden and system files in Windows Explorer, Windows NT Explorer, My Computer, and the Find tool. By default, Windows does not display hidden and system files.
To view hidden and system files, use one of the following methods.
Computers Without the Internet Explorer 4.0 Windows Desktop Update
Computers with Internet Explorer 4.0 Windows Desktop Update or Windows 98
For additional information about the Internet Explorer 4.0 Windows Desktop Update, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/165695/EN-US/ )How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update
Article ID: 141276 - Last Review: January 19, 2007 - Revision: 1.2