Hey there 7 readers… sometimes there are just the littlest things that probably shouldn’t bother us, but they do anyway.  Take not being able to see a file extension.  It bothers me… This has to be one of the most annoying default settings for anyone who edits files often on a desktop or server (maybe I'm just easily annoyed?).

Example, let’s say you are looking for a .config file.  Now, since we are super geeky intelligent people, we know that web file is our .config.  But let’s just assume we don’t for the sake of this post.

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With default installations of the OS, you can't see the file extension of files. Here's how you get those extensions to show:

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On the Folder Options dialog, select the View tab. Then deselect the option "Hide extensions for known file types". Then select the Apply button.

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Yay! We now have our extensions.

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