how to prevent show hidden File

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Hidden files
Security
Windows Security
How can I prevent the showing of a hidden file? I don't want users to be able to edit them. 
ASKED: June 4, 2008  12:21 PM
UPDATED: August 20, 2013  9:06 PM

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As you know, you can hide files or folders in Microsoft Windows ( to hide a file or folder , right click on file or folder >select properties and then select Hide file)
But if you open Folder Option and check “Show hidden files and folders ” you can see hidden files.
to disable “Show hidden files and folders” feature follow below steps :

1- Click start > Run > type regedit to run Windows Registry Editor.

2- Go to following address:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Explorer/Advanced/Folder/Hidden/SHOWALL

3- In the right panel double click on “CheckedValue” and change value from 1 to 0. Click OK and then exit Windows Registry Editor and restart your computer.

4- Now open Folder Option ( My Computer > View menu > Folder Options)

5- Go to the View tab, in “Hidden files and folders” section, check “Show hidden files and folders” and then close Folder Option. In future you won’t see ” Show hidden files and folders” in Folder Option.

good luck

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