how to view hidden windows files on mac

Discussion in 'iMac' started by sunchaser99, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. sunchaser99 macrumors newbie

    sunchaser99

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    Oct 22, 2015
    #1
    hey sorry if i am posting this in the wrong section. Noob to the mac world. Recently bought a mac with el capitan. I transferred all my windows files to the computer. My only problem is I do not know how to view my hidden files i transferred.

    Does anybody know how I can access these files?

    any help would be appreciated, thanks.
     
  2. fob macrumors member

    fob

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    Sep 11, 2015
    #2
    Open Terminal
    Enter:

    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES

    killall Finder
     

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