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

Category: Software Viewing 5654 | Added in February 13, 2014

0 Responses

Add comments:

Your name: Your website Some styles: Add button:
Your comments here:




Wise Words

"When we finally presented it at the shareholders' meeting, everyone in the auditorium stood up and gave it a five-minute ovation. What was incredible to me was that I could see the Mac team in the first few rows. It was as though none of us could believe that we'd actually finished it. Everyone started crying."

- Steve Jobs

Outside of subject

The wrong direction

Although this is the first post about my four hour workweek, it did not just start for me. If you read the about me section, that was almost a year ago. So how did I do? Well, I've made some progress. By falling and standing up. By making decisions and ignoring some. After my breakdown I...

continue reading

Going crazy – doing crazy

I ended up going on a trip to Oxford (UK), visiting some international friends I made by tango dancing, while it also was an opportunity to go dancing in London and Oxford.

Staying over with a friend was very nice and also useful. It made my trip cost way less, while I also had some...

continue reading

What you know about earning on blog posts

Service post on the blog: a dollar sign is the cheesiest - the process of verification of the blog.

Today, every blogger has the opportunity to receive a small remuneration for his work on the blog, write a short message or a review of a web resource, service, or company.


continue reading

My worry about losing the Queen

My worry about losing the Queen would be that she would still be entitled to take money from the Crown Estates. I hope when negotiations are taking place after the referendum, that the SNP would not go soft on this and on a number of other matters, like being over generous with the entitlement...

continue reading

How to get indoor an orchids to grow and bloom?

The thing which, apart from Climate Gate, really knocked them sideways was that bitterly cold December 2013.

Louise wouldn't remember it because she was with Chris Huhne in Cancun at the time and kept telling us how warm it was poolside — while it was –15ºC here and...

continue reading