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An Unexpected Error is keeping you from renaming the folder

An Unexpected Error is keeping you from renaming the folder

Some Windows users may receive an error while trying to rename their folders –  An Unexpected Error is keeping you from renaming the folder. The full message that you may see is: An unexpected error is keeping you from renaming […]

Sharing tab is missing in folder Properties on Windows 10

Sharing tab is missing in Windows 10 Folder Properties box

In Windows, if you right-click on any folder and select Properties, in the Folder Properties, you will several options such as General, Sharing, Security, Previous Versions and Customize. The Sharing tab allows a user to share a folder with other […]

How to apply a folder's view settings to all folders in Windows 10

How to set a default Folder View for all folders in Windows 10

In Windows File Explorer, you might have noticed the different folder layout settings for different folders. Some of the folders have smaller icons while some puts on a large icons view layout. There are several folder layouts available in Windows 10/8/7 […]

Sync files, folders & directories in Windows 10 with TreeComp

TreeComp is a freeware utility that lets you easily sync files between two folders & directories and always keep them updated with their contents. It is a very intuitive tool with amazing features that comes handy when comparing two folders […]

Files missing after Windows 10 upgrade

Files missing after Windows 10 upgrade

If you find that your files are missing after a Windows 10 upgrade, then this post will suggest a few ways, which can help you recover your lost files. Files missing after Windows 10 upgrade or update 1] First of […]

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How to show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows 10/8/7

In this post, we will see how to show Hidden Files, Folders & Drives along with Protected operating system files  in Windows 10/8/7, via File Explorer Options in the Control Panel. Show Hidden Files & Folders To do this, you […]

Windows Accessories folder

Where is the Accessories folder in Windows 10

Where is the Windows Accessories folder in Windows 10? Do you think that it is missing from the Windows 10 Start Menu? Actually No! You just need to know where to find it. Let us see in this short post […]

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How to remove the Folders from This PC in Windows 10

Microsoft renamed My Computer to Computer and then to This PC in Windows 8.1. It followed the same in Windows 10. Along with this name change, Microsoft introduced the display of 6 folders namely Documents, Pictures, Videos, Downloads, Music and […]

How to take full Ownership of Files & Folders in Windows 10/8

After introducing the User Account Control in Windows Vista, Microsoft increased the security of its core system files by hardening its Effective Permissions. Most of the times,  to replace a System file, rename a System folder or a folder under the […]

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How to redirect Special folders to Work folders in Windows?

Special folders are the ones that are created by Windows operating system for storage of data files. These include Documents, Videos, Music, Pictures, and Downloads folders. Program Files and Windows folders can also be considered special folders, but they cannot […]

Work Folders encryption in Windows 10

Dealing with Work Folders encryption in Windows 10

Work folders are basically the folders that your organization shares with you so that you can work on the files using your own device or on the device the organization gave you. It is not necessary that you have a […]

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How to get a list of files in a folder into Excel

In this post we will see how to get a list of files in a folder into Excel. We will show you how to use Excel to view Files and Folders details in Windows, by importing all files and folders […]

Password Protect Folders in Windows without using 3rd-party software

Occasionally, Windows users might feel the need to place password protection on their folders. Chances are, these folders contain sensitive information that no one else should view, no matter the reason. There are several third-party free file encryption software available […]