Show Extensions For Known File Types in Windows 8


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".
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.
Step 3
In the Folder Options window click the View tab and then uncheck the box labeled "Hide extensions for known file types".
Step 4
Now file extensions will be shown after the file name for commonly used file types.


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