By default, Microsoft Windows OS hides certain files from view when you explore them on your hard drive. This protects important files from being deleted so that the system isn’t damaged. If files are damaged or lost, the system performance is compromised. If your hidden files are lost or deleted, SFWare is designed with advanced techniques to recover files from Windows computers without letting you lose a bit of it.
Most computers running a Windows operating system are configured by default to not display hidden files. Few of the files are automatically marked hidden by OS because those are not the files you should be changing, modifying or deleting.
Sometimes along with the new features, issues also would add up in Windows 10. Most of us keep our important files hidden from others. The files might be a Word document, spreadsheets, pictures, videos, music or any other files to protect data and avoid others to access those data.
Below provided are the methods to show hidden files in different Windows Version
If you need more file viewing options, select Option > View
Windows 11/10 and 8.x
You can set the value based on your preferences, set “Hidden” to “1” to show hidden files, folders, and drives. Set the value to “2” to not show hidden files, folders, and drives
Set the value for ShowSuperHidden to 1 to show protected operating system files. Set the value to 2 to not show protected operating system files.
Sometimes you can come across a few situations where these hidden files are lost or missing from Windows 10. Some of the common causes those results in loss of hidden files from Windows 10:
Losing hidden files from Windows 10 could be a serious disaster. If you ever come across such a situation, all you can do is use a trusted and safe Recovery tool to recover deleted hidden files from Windows.
SFWare Data Recovery Tool is the most recommended tool to recover deleted data from any Windows computer. The tool helps you restore lost, deleted or missing hidden files in Windows 10 within a few minutes. The SFWare is a dedicated program that offers a simple user interface to make the recovery process easy. It has an ability of retrieving hidden files on Windows 10 of different types like documents, videos, audios, pictures, etc
Download and install SFWare Data Recovery tool on your Windows 10 computer
Step 1: From the main screen displaying with three options, select Recover Files. Based on the data loss scenario, choos Lost File Recovery or Deleted File Recovery
Step 2: Select a specific drive from where you have lost your hidden files and click Next
Step 3: Scanning process gets executed and file recovery process will take place. On completion of the scanning process, all recovered files will be displayed in Data View or File Type view.
If you want to save recovered files you can save on any desired location on the computer
You can make use of the tool to recover permanently deleted files from various external devices like pen drive, memory card, memory stick, etc. in various scenarious of permanent data loss.
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