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Step-by-Step guide on how to show hidden files on Mac OSX

On may occasions I have had to hook up a crashed Windows drive up to my Mac to copy over users data. Some Outlook files and database files are hidden that I need to copy so I needed to find a way to unhide hidden files on Mac.

Just follow the steps below and your finder will show hidden files:-

1. Start your “Terminal”

2. Copy this string into terminal window

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE

3. type

killall Finder

To disable the show hidden files in Finder, follow the steps below:-

1. Start your Terminal

2. Copy this string into terminal window

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles FALSE

3. type

killall Finder

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