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Windows 10 - Show File Extensions

How to turn on/off the file extension visibility in Windows 10.

1. Open Windows File Explorer by clicking on the folder icon in the task bar.
2. Click on the View tab

  • Check the box next the File name extensions to show extensions.
  • To hide them again, uncheck the box.

If you have questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or  You may also visit the Help Desk on the first floor of the Karrmann Library.

Keywords:hidden hide file extension extensions windows 10 show   Doc ID:67191
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-09-23 13:00 CSTUpdated:2018-05-04 09:13 CST
Sites:UW Platteville
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