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Troubleshooting Windows® 7 Inside Out by Mike Halsey

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Chapter 16. Windows Problems Demystified

WINDOWS 7 includes a huge number of files and folders, and I could write an entire book about what each one does. In this chapter, however, I deal with the most important folders and file types, explaining the significance of each one.

Inside Out: Show hidden system files and file extensions in Windows Explorer

By default, Windows 7 hides certain system files and file extensions so that you can’t see them when you explore files and folders on your computer. To view these hidden files and extensions, press Alt on your keyboard in any Windows Explorer window and select Folder Options on the ...

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