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File Explorer keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

The File Explorer in Windows 10 comes with a new look and several new options and features. To work efficiently with Explorer, make use of these keyboard shortcuts, sourced fromMicrosoft – that will help you navigate quickly between folders and […]

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Disk Cleanup button missing in Windows 10/8/7

If you find that the Disk Cleanup button is missing from the Drive Properties box of your Drive on your Windows 10/8/7 PC, then it is quite possible that your Registry may have got corrupted. In such a case you […]

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Remove duplicate Drive Letter entry from Windows 10 File Explorer

Users on Windows 10 may notice that the same Drive letter may get listed twice while opening the File Explorer – Once under This PC and again separately as a Removable Drive. At times, even the Hard Drives appear twice. If you’re seeing duplicate […]

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Use the Explorer address bar as a Run box in Windows 10

One among our several one-liner quick tips for Windows, is that you can use the Explorer address bar as a Run box. The Windows File Explorer lets you manage your files and folders. You can navigate it by using the […]

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How to remove OneDrive icon from Windows 10 File Explorer

The Navigation Pane, also known as the side panel in Windows 10 explorer is occupied by OneDrive folder prominently just below the Quick Access section. This is so because, OneDrive comes bundled with Windows 10 to help users store their […]

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Disable Quick Access in Windows 10 File Explorer

Quick Access is a new feature in Windows 10 File Explorer navigation pane. In Windows 8.1 Explorer Navigation Pane, you had Favorites, but now Quick Access seems to have replaced it. This feature is useful, as it helps users quickly […]

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Thumbnail Previews not showing in Windows File Explorer

This post will help you if your Thumbnail Previews are not showing in Windows File Explorer and show you how you can enable or disable Thumbnails in Windows 8 or Windows 7 explorer. Whenever you open Explorer and view images, […]

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How to show File Extensions in Windows 10 / 8 / 7

File Extension is that which identifies the file type. If you are a regular Windows user, then it is not at all a problem to identify the file type. For it is very important to see file extension to identity the […]

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Exit Explorer using Taskbar Context Menu in Windows 10 / 8.1

There may be times when you may want to terminate explorer.exe. Maybe your explorer hangs or freezes frequently and you need to exit or restart explorer. To do this, you will normally start the Task Manager. Select explorer.exe from the processes, […]

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Multi-Commander, a multi-tabbed file manager for Windows

If are you bored by using the same standard Windows Explorer, then try Multi-Commander. It is a multi-tabbed file manager with a dual panel layout. It is fast, efficient and has got everything that you need in a file manager. Standard […]

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Q-Dir: Quad Explorer replacement freeware for Windows

Are you one of those people who keep multiple Windows explorer open to move files around to organize you files and folders in a better way then Q-Dir is for you. Q-Dir is a Quad Explorer, based on Windows Explorer […]

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XYplorer: A powerful free Alternative File Manager for Windows

Looking for a replacement for Windows File Explorer? XYplorer is a great alternative you may want to consider, since it comes with several enhanced functions and interface improvements. XYplorer is a freeware file manager application that not only offers dual […]

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Fix: Explorer navigation pane missing in Windows 7/8/10

Windows Explorer or File Explorers a program that is very integral to Windows operations. Here, you see different files, folders displayed in a hierarchy. The program lets you easily copy, move, rename, and search for files and folders. For example, […]