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How to Get to Folder Options in Windows 8/8.1

Folder Options (as exhibited in the following picture) is extremely useful when you would like to hide or display some files, folders and drives in your computer. However, do you know how to find it on Windows 8/8.1 computer? If you have no idea about where it is, this article can help you by illustrating two ways as below.

Video guide on how to get to Folder Options in Windows 8:

2 methods to get to Folder Options on Windows 8/8.1 computer:

Method 1: Get to Folder Options through the View option of a folder or hard disk.

Step 1: Open a hard disk or a folder in the computer.

For example, you can open E disk in your Windows 8 PC.

Step 2: Choose View in the menu bar and tap Options in the pop-up menu, as the following picture shows.

Method 2: Open Folder Options in Control Panel.

Step 1: On the desktop, press Windows key+I to open the Settings panel and select Control Panel to access it.

Step 2: Click the Category button on the upper right corner of Control Panel, and choose Small icons to exhibit all items by small icons.

Step 3: Find Folder Options and open it with a click.

With these two ways, you can get to Folder Options in Windows 8 computer quickly. Just have a try and see whether these means are available.

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