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:
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.