TurboTax FAQ
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View Hidden Files and Folders (Windows)

Some troubleshooting procedures and solutions require that you locate hidden files and folders so you can modify them.

Choose your version of Windows for instructions.

Windows 8, 7, or Vista

  1. Click the Start button, and then select Control Panel (for Windows 8, right-click the Start button and select Control Panel).
  2. Click  Appearance and Personalization, then Folder Options.
  3. On the View tab, choose Show hidden files and folders.
  4. Clear the Hide extensions for known file types checkbox.
  5. Select OK.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Click Appearance and Themes, then Folder Options.
  3. On the View tab, under Show hidden files and folders.
  4. Clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box.
  5. Select OK.

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