Show Extensions For Known File Types in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
In this article, we are going to explain how to show extensions for known file types in Windows 8.
 

Procedure for showing extensions for a known file type

 
Step 1
 
First, we move to the Windows 8 Desktop and open "Windows Explorer".
 
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Step 2
 
When the Windows Explorer window has opened we then select the "View" tab from the Explorer ribbon and select "Options" and change the folder and search options.
 
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Step 3
 
In the Folder Options window click the View tab and then uncheck the box labeled "Hide extensions for known file types".
 
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Step 4
 
Now file extensions will be shown after the file name for commonly used file types.
 
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Summary

 
In this article, we learned about Show Extensions For Known File Types in Windows 8.