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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.


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Keywords:hidden hide file extension extensions windows 10 show   Doc ID:67191
Owner:Nathan M.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2016-09-23 14:00 CDTUpdated:2018-05-04 10:13 CDT
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