In order to view certain files or folders,
the ability to see them must be enabled. This is
especially true for the Temp and Temporary Internet Files
which must be manually emptied when one surfs the Internet.
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Right Click on the 'My Computer'
icon. Click on 'Open.'
Top line menu: Click on Tools -
Click on the View tab. Place a
check mark in items which indicate Display of an item.
Check: Show hidden files and
Uncheck: Hide extensions for known file types.
Uncheck: Hide protected operating system files (recommended).
Check: Show Control Panel in My
This is the adjustment for the look
of the folders, whether to use one mouse click or two to open an
item, and to open items in separate windows as opposed to the same
File types is where you can access
the applications files are associated with. eg: .txt
opens with Notepad.exe -- This area is important if you
are unable to open certain files or if the files attempt to open
in undesired applications. During your initial setup - this
is not an area to be concerned about unless you are experiencing the previously indicated issues.