Windows 8 has hides many files so that you are not able to view those hidden files while exploring the files and folders on your Pc.
There are Two Kinds of Hidden Files in Windows 8 :
1- Hidden Files (These are Hiden in as file or Folder’s Properties) .
2- System Files
Sometimes you need to see hidden files of your Pc to repair a problem which requires to view Hidden or system files on your PC.
For Viewing Hidden and System Files in windows 8 just follow Below Given Simple Steps :
Step 1- First Go to Windows 8 Start Screen and Seletct the Control Panel .
Step 2 – After Opening Control Panel Scroll to the Buttom and Select More Settings Option. (It Will Open the Traditional Control Panel)
Step 3 – Now Click on Appearance and Personalization .
Step 4 – Now Under the Folder Options Category Click on Show hidden files and folders.
Step 5 – Now Under the Hidden files and folders select the radio button of Show hidden files, folders, and drives.
Step 6 – UnCheck the Hide extensions for known file types to see full file name and their extension and also remove the Check Mark from Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Step 8 – Now First Click on Apply and then Click on OK Button.
Thats It ! Now you will be able to see all hidden System files on Windows 8.