How to set Windows Vista to show file extensions.
This guide shows you how to set Windows Vista to show it’s file’s extensions after their names.
For example: A jpeg photo named Brent will show up as Brent.jpg with extensions being shown.
Show File Extensions
- Type Folder Options in the Start Menu’s Search Box and then click Folder Options in the search results.
- Click the View tab in the Folder Options window.
- Uncheck Hide extensions for known file types.
- Click OK to save the changes.
Warning: Be careful not to erase the file extension when renaming a file.
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