Articles tagged: Windows File Explorer
What Do I Do About Windows File Explorer Crashing?
Windows Explorer is the workhorse behind the Windows user interface. I’ll cover what to look for when it crashes.
Windows File Explorer Settings: the Setting You Should Change Right Now
Windows File Explorer tries to help by hiding some information. Unfortunately, that opens a hole hackers can use to fool you.
How to Get File Explorer to Display Details by Default
Windows File Explorer defaults to a simple view of files on your machine that isn’t secure. Changes these settings as soon as you can.
Why Is the Same File in Two or More Places on My Machine?
What appears to be multiple copies of the same file may be something else: one file simply appearing in more than one place.
Tip of the Day: Rename “This PC”
“This PC” is clear, but generic. If you regularly use multiple computers, it can be handy to change it to something more helpful.
Tip of the Day: Clean Up File Explorer Quick Access
By default, Windows File Explorer opens to “Quick access”. Not everyone uses, or even likes, “Quick access”.
Tip of the Day: Pin a Folder to the Start Menu
The new Windows Start menu has given one of my oldest questions an easy answer.