Restore "Hide file names" option?

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Arkz, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. Arkz

    Arkz MDL Novice

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    I've used this since Vista for my photo albums. It's been part of Windows for years, I don't get why they chose to remove it in the Anniversary update.

    Anyway anyone know a way of getting it back? I'm sure they didn't go to much trouble to remove it. Is there a registry entry to re-enable it or something?
     
  2. endbase

    endbase MDL Guru

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    #2 endbase, Aug 25, 2018
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  3. Arkz

    Arkz MDL Novice

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    The Anniversary update removed it. Googling shows lots of people used it for their pics, and MS support tells people to request it be added again. Which I'm sure they'll do in 8 years.
     
  4. slayer9450

    slayer9450 MDL Member

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    As of 1803 the option is still there.
     
  5. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Please show the option in a sshot?
     
  6. slayer9450

    slayer9450 MDL Member

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    I misread the post. Thought OP was asking about just file extensions. Sorry.
     
  7. mechanicweb

    mechanicweb MDL Member

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    I was wondering why you were asking for a sshot. My bad.

    I never knew file names could be hidden. :)
     
  8. Arkz

    Arkz MDL Novice

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    So still no solution? I can't understand why they would remove it. It's useful for photos. They'd actually have to put at least some effort into removing it instead of leaving it well alone.
     
  9. pf100

    pf100 MDL Expert

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    That's a "feature" update. If you don't want features that turn your computer into a phone, use LTSB. If you don't want to use LTSB, enjoy your feature updates.
     
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  10. Enthousiast

    Enthousiast MDL Tester

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    Did the modification, he wants, work on 14393 aka 1607 2016 LTSB?
     
  11. pf100

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  12. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    Never knew such option existed... One learns every day...