Hidden files and folders will be grayed out. This is merely to indicate that they are a hidden. You can still use them as though they were a normal files or folders.
CAUTION: Windows stores many important settings in hidden files and folders. Therefore, you should not delete, modify or rename hidden files or folders unless you know what you are doing, or are following our instructions.
To learn how to configure Windows to show you files and folders that are hiddennote, click on the version of Windows you are using, below.
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This option is easily accessible in File Explorer on Windows 8 and 10: