How to show file types and file extensions

Discussion in 'Windows XP Basics' started by Guest, May 31, 2004.

  1. Guest

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    How do I set windows XP Home to show file types and extensions

    sometimes I have difficulties to tell if a file is a *.gif or *.jpg or *.tif file because my windows do not show file extensions
     
    Guest, May 31, 2004
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  2. On Mon, 31 May 2004 14:31:03 -0700, "Gunter Kirchhoff" <> wrote:

    >How do I set windows XP Home to show file types and extensions.
    >
    >sometimes I have difficulties to tell if a file is a *.gif or *.jpg or *.tif file because my windows do not show file extensions


    Tools - Folder Options... - view: Uncheck "Hide extensions for known filetypes"

    Lars
     
    Lars Holm Thomsen, May 31, 2004
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