This setting can let you to show the protected operating system files which are required to start and run Windows.
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Show protected operating system files.reg
The '.reg' file will show protected operating system files.
Hide protected operating system files (Default).reg
The '.reg' file will hide protected operating system files.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
Protected operating system
files can be viewed.
Protected operating system files can not be viewed by default.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type 'regedit'.
Second, go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\SuperHidden\] and right click on the DWORD value 'DefaultValue' and select 'Modify'.
Third, set the value data as '1' and click 'OK'.
Fourth, go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\] and right click on the DWORD value 'ShowSuperHidden' and select 'Modify'.
Finally set the value data as '1' to show protected operating system files and click 'OK'.
Other Related Tweaks
Showing Windows Version on the Desktop (For Windows 98/Me).
Category : Display > Desktop
Enabling this option will show the Version information of Windows on the desktop and disabling the option will hide this information from desktop.
Do not save changed icon position on desktop (For All Users)
Users can change the positions of icons and place them anywhere on the desktop. Windows saves such settings even when the user logs off or restarts the system. This setting can let you disable such feature.
Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For Current User in Win 98/Me).
This setting enables you to remove the menu item “Active Desktop” from Settings in the Start menu.
Remove “Active Desktop” item from Settings in the Start menu (For All Users in Win 98/Me).
Prevent changes to “Active Desktop” settings.
This setting removes the options from Desktop, where you can make changes to the “Active Desktop” settings.