How to Enable or Disable Hide File Extension in Windows 8

Several of times you must have wondered that How to Enable or Disable Hide File Extension in Windows 8. You have tried all the tweaks but still you are unable to enable it.

What is file Extensions? Wll .mp3, .jpg, .wav, .mp4 etc are all file extentions, by which you recognize the compatibility of file on Windows 8.

Well enabling and disabling it is very easy in Windows 7 and also in Windows 8. All you need is to make some tweakings in your Windows Operating System.

Here is what you need to do to enable or disable Hide File Extensions:

Simply go to My Computer, as you usually do and click on organize on the left of your screen as seen on the Pic below.

Hide File Extension

Now Click on the Folder and Search options as shown on the pic. It will open a box like this pic below

Hide File Extension

Now Select VIEW tab from above. Now uncheck the box “Hide extensions for known file types”

By unchecking this all your file extensions will be visible from now. To hide it again simply check that again.

And here is your problem Solved

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