Fix: Hidden files and folders in Folder Options is missing
Show Hidden files and foldersTo do this, type Folder Options in start search and hit Enter to open Folder Options window. Under the View tab, check the Hidden files, folders and drives check box. If you need to also show the system protected hidden files and folders too, uncheck the Hide protected operating system files option.
Click Apply and exit. The hidden files and folders will now be visible.
Hidden files and folders option missingIf you find that in your Windows, when you open your Windows Explorer > Organize > Folder & Search Option > Folder Options > View > Advanced Settings, the Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives option is missing, then here is a hack you can try, to enable it.
In the right pane, right click on Type and select Modify. Here Change Value Data to “group” without the inverted commas.
Click OK > Exit.
Hope this helps. If this doesn’t help, then Windows 8.1 users may download and apply this registry fix. Alternatively Windows 7, Windows Vista users could use our freeware FixWin to fix this issue. You will find the fix under its Explorer section.