By default, Windows 10 doesn't show hidden folders and files. If a file or a folder has the "hidden" attribute, it won't be visible in File Explorer. You can use this feature to hide the desired item quickly. Here is how you can see folders and files that you have already hidden in Windows 10.
Sometimes, it can be useful to hide some file or folder from the default view of File Explorer. Historically, Windows has had a number of ways to do it. These include classic console commands from the DOS era and the Properties dialog. Newer graphical tools come by default with Windows 10 to hide files. Let us see all the ways to hide files in this article.