Posts under Explorer tag.

How to kill explorer.exe in Windows 8 / 7 / Vista in 3 clicks

There may be times when you may want to kill explorer.exe in Windows, maybe because your Windows explorer freezes frequently.  The usual way of terminating the explorer process in Windows 7 or Windows Vista is through the Task Manager. Kill explorer.exe […]

Disable Recent Search Suggestions in Windows 7

Windows Explorer shows suggestion pop-ups as users type into the Search Box.  These suggestions are based on their past entries into the Search Box. But if you wish, you may disable suggesting of recent queries for the Search Box and […]

How to remove the Universal Focus Rectangle in Windows

The Universal Focus Rectangle in Windows lets you know where you were before you current click. It is as such, quite useful at times. But if you would like to remove this, try this: Remove the Universal Focus Rectangle Download […]

How to show all Drives in Windows 10/8/7 Computer folder

Windows Computer folder, by default, displays your basic hard drives. But if you want to show all the drives, including the empty ones, like say a memory card reader, in your Explorer, you can do so as follows. Show all […]

How to open a folder in a new process in Windows 10/8/7

When ever you click on any folders icon, explorer.exe open. Click on any folder inside it and explorer.exe will open this folder also in the same process. This is so, by default, Explorer opens all folders within the same process. […]