Thursday, November 26, 2009

By default Windows Explorer, many versions hides info

Like file extensions, some %appdata% and hidden files.

You really can't ignore file extensions - nowadays, you could have Word file that is either .rtf, .doc or .docx - learning how to distinguish file types by icons is really counter production.

Sometimes, you need to get to %appdata% to find a setting for a program or a template that you want to adfjust directly.

And with malware happy to put things here and there, you just want to see and know where weird files have secreted themselves.

This is a patient and comprehensive article.

in reference to: http://www.7tutorials.com/how-improve-windows-explorer-using-folder-options (view on Google Sidewiki)

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