Jun
13
2012

How to!! Show hidden files in Mac and Windows

This article for newbies user. It was happen to me when I first use computer. Let see if it could help you some time to show and hide files on your computer to hide it from someone..

Mac

Access the Mac’s Terminal go to Application>Utilities>Terminal

To Show the hidden files

# defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

# 
killall Finder

To hide the hidden files

# defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE

# 
killall Finder

How to hide the file.

For mac user it is very easy. You need to put “.” dot before the file’s name. It will do.

 

Windows

To Show the hidden files

  1. Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
  2. Click the View tab.
  3. Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, and then click OK.

To hide the hidden files

replete the steps and unchecked on how hidden files and folders, and then click OK.

How to hide the file.

1. Right click on the file > properties

2. check on hidden option

3. Click OK. It will do.


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