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Windows 7: Show - Hide Known File Extensions - Add to Context Menu

01 Oct 2013   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello ldriker, and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'm afraid that I don't yet know how to add check marks to the context menu if it's possible.
Well, imagine my disappointment! Seriously, thanks anyway for the means to toggle hidden & superhidden files and file extensions.

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01 Oct 2013   #11

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're welcome. At least it's easy to tell if it's on or off by looking at the file extensions though.
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11 Jul 2014   #12

Windows 7 Home Basic 64bit

Thank You Admin for this useful tutorial. Now, I don't have to go to the Folder Options > View Tab for this.
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