Windows 8 – Display file extensions

Yehuda Harcsztark
Yehuda Harcsztark
May 21, 2022


By default, Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP, will hide file extensions of known file types. Follow these simple steps below to enable the file extensions view in Windows 8.


1.   Open Windows Explorer

2.   Click the View tab

3.   In the “Show/hide” section click File name extensions

4.   Before

5.   After