PowerTip: Use PowerShell to See Hidden and Non-Hidden Files


Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to see hidden and non-hidden files.  

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to see all hidden and non-hidden files in a folder?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-ChildItem cmdlet and specify the –File and the –Force switches.
           Here is an example that uses the GCI alias:

gci -Force -File

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