How to Display File Extension For Each File in Windows 7

While browsing various files in PC, many times it happens that you can’t figure our the exact file extension of file. Example if you see any image file, you can’t tell whether it is in JPG format or in PNG format. In the image given below, you can’t figure out the exact file extension.

To set Windows to display file extension along with file name you have to go to Windows file explorer.

Go to Organize -> Folder and search options.

Go to “View” tab and uncheck the box next to “Hide extension for known file types”.

You can see the file extension next to the image name. Cool and easy. Isn’t it?

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