How to set the extension of known file types to show and hide?

Time:2021-12-4

When you want to hide or show the file extension, you suddenly feel that you frown for a moment? When you want to set the display and Hide extensions, you somehow find that the item “Hide extensions of known file types” is missing. Is there something wrong with your psychological tension? Don’t worry. Let’s take a look at how to set the display and hiding methods for the extensions of known file types

Show and hide extension settings for known file types

1. What should we do when we don’t want files to display file extensions or hide file extensions?

2. If you want to hide the extension of a file, open a folder, click Tools – file options – view, and then find the item hide the extension of a known file type under view, and then check it, so that you can hide the extension of the file, as shown in the following figure:

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

3. If you want to display the file extension, the steps are the same as the hiding steps. Only if you want to display it, you can remove the “tick” in front of [hide extension of known file type], and then click [apply] – [OK], as shown in the following figure:

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

What if the extension of a known file type is missing?

1. What should we do when the item [Hide extensions of known file types] under [tools] – [folder options] in our computer folder is missing?

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

Repair method:

Step 1: create a new notepad file, copy and paste the following contents, as shown in the figure below:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Advanced\Folder\’HideFileExt]

“Type”=”checkbox”

“Text”=”@shell32.dll,-30503”

“HKeyRoot”=dword:80000001

“RegPath”=”Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer\\Advanced”

“ValueName”=”HideFileExt”

“CheckedValue”=dword:00000001

“UncheckedValue”=dword:00000000

“DefaultValue”=dword:00000001

“HelpID”=”shell.hlp#51101”

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

Step 2: click file and select “save as” in the menu. In the Save As dialog box, set the save type to “all files”, set a file name and mark the extension as. Reg, and then select the save location to save.

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

Step 3: double click the saved file as shown in the figure below to write the data to the registry.

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

如何设置显示与隐藏已知文件类型的扩展名设置?

The above is an introduction to how to set the display and hiding methods for the extensions of known file types. The operation is very simple. Have you learned it? I hope this article can help you!