Posts under Folder tag.

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 […]

Automatically move files to folders in Windows 10/8/7

Organizing files and folders is a very tedious task and time consuming too but you can easily overcome the task by using some of the simple utilities like DropIt, QuickMove, Files 2 Folder, etc. Using these tools, you can automatically […]

Change Print Screen folder location

Change Print Screen folder location in Windows 10/8/7

Windows 10/8/7, by default, saves screenshots to the Pictures folder. But if you wish, you can change the default save folder location for captured Print Screen image files to any other location, by following this tutorial. There are several ways […]

How to expand Context Menu in Windows 10/8/7

The right-click menu context menu in Explorer under Windows 10/8/7 is quite useful and improved. Right-click a file or folder, and a menu appears, letting you take a variety of actions, such as opening the file, printing it, deleting it, […]

How Windows treats whitespace characters in File and Folder names

In computer typography, a white space is any character representing a horizontal or vertical space. When such whitespace characters are rendered, it will typically occupy space on a page, but its resulting appearance will be a ‘blank’. There are various whitespace characters […]

Cannot select more than one file

Cannot select more than one file or folder in Windows

Often, while working with Windows File Explorer, you would have felt the need to select multiple files or folders at the same time. There are several ways to select multiple files or folders. For example, you can open the folder […]

Cannot change File or Folder Permission

Fix: Unable to change File or Folder Permissions in Windows

In Windows 10/8/7, whenever you create a new file or folder, the Windows operating system assigns it a set of default permissions, called as Effective Permissions. You may at times, want to or need to change these permissions. Cannot change File […]

How to disable Full Row Select in Windows 10/8/7 Explorer

In Windows 8 File Explorer, when you select the Details view, all the columns, for that row, are active for file selection. Under Windows XP only the ‘Name’ column was. But starting with Windows Vista, this behavior changed and now […]