Show extensions in Windows Vista
In Windows Vista
By default, Windows Vista hides file extensions from view.
it is important to know what file extensions mean and how your computer uses them. When faxing via the internet, you will become familiar with file extensions every time you send or receive a fax.
Sometimes you will need to view these extensions in order to change them. This page contains instructions on how to show the file extensions.
Showing File Extensions
Click Control Panel
Click Appearance and Personalization
Click Folder Options
Click the View tab, and then, under Advanced setting, choose either of the following:
- To hide file extensions, select the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.
- To display file extension, clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click OK.
Learn more about file extensions.