Display File Extensions

Windows 98 | Windows XP | Vista & Windows 7

Show File Extensions Windows XP

Start menu | My Computer | Tools menu | Folder Options... | View tab | uncheck [_] Hide extensions for known file types | OK

Same procedure for Windows ME, Windows 2000, or Windows XP after you find My Computer.

Folder Options for Windows XP

uncheck [_] Hide extensions for known file types

Win98 - similar to XP but different menu

Desktop | My Computer | View menu | Folder Options... | View tab | uncheck [_] Hide extensions for known file types | OK

My Computer icon is on the Desktop.

Show File Extensions for Vista & Windows 7

Start button | Computer | Organize menu | Folder and Search Options | View tab | uncheck [_] Hide extensions for known file types | Apply to All Folders | OK

Click Organize in Computer - Windows 7

Click Folder and Search Options in Computer - Windows 7

On the View tab, uncheck Hided extensions for known file types - Windows 7

Revised 03/Aug/2011

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