JSI Tip 4526. How do I set the 'hide' options of the View menu via the registry?

To set the options at My Computer / Tools / Folder Options / View via the registry, navigate to:


Use the following table to set the options:

  Option     Value Name     Data Type     Checked  
  data value  
  data value  
  Show hidden files and folders     Hidden     REG_DWORD     1     0  
  Hide file extensions for known file types     HideFileExt     REG_DWORD     1     0  
  Hide protected operating systems files (Recommended)     ShowSuperHidden  

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