In this tutorial, I will show you how to show hidden folders and files in Windows 7. These hidden folders and files are hidden by default and you will have to enable show hidden files, folders and drives using the Folder Option window. In nutshell, you will need to do the following steps.

1) Open Windows Explorer
2) Press Alt in your keyboard
3) Select “Tool” from the pull down menu and then select “Folder Options…”
4) Click on “View” tab (from the “Folder Options” popup window).
5) Click on the “Show hidden files, folders and drives” (in the Advanced settings”)