Articles tagged: file extensions

File Explorer View Options

How do I get Windows File Explorer to display details by default?

Windows File Explorer defaults to a simple view of the files on your machine. You can change it to display details by default with a few steps.

What’s a .DAT File?

DAT files are used by many different applications. To know what to do with a DAT file, you need to know which application created it.

One Change You Should Make to Windows File Explorer Right Now to Stay Safer

Windows Explorer tries to help by hiding some information. Unfortunately, that opens a hole that hackers can use to fool you.

This file does not have a program associated with it – what does this mean and what do I do?

This file does not have a program associated with it is a common error message when Windows doesn’t know what program is used to open a file. I’ll look at what that means, and step you can take.