Posts under Folder tag.

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 […]

Add or Remove Folders from This PC in Windows 8.1

The Computer folder or the This PC folder in Windows 8.1 now displays, the Desktop folder as well as personal folders like Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures and Videos folders. If you do not want your This PC folder to look […]

Windows Component Store

Analyze Windows Component Store or WinSxS in Windows 8.1

The WinSxS folder is the location for Windows Component Store files. The Windows Component Store is used to support the functions needed for installation,  customization and updating of the Windows operating system. It is used during installing, updating, upgrading, uninstalling, […]


WinSxS Folder in Windows 10/8/7 explained

Most of you may have noticed the WinSxS folder in Windows 7/8/10 and been surprised at its size. For those who have not, the folder is situated at C:\Windows\Winsxs and has a whopping size ! Mine is almost 5 GB and […]

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Fix: Windows forgets Folder View settings

If you find that your Windows 10 forgets Folder View settings or does not remember it, you can try this registry modification. The usual way to reset a Folder Type View Settings is as follows: : Open Explorer > Folder Options > […]

Windows 8 startup folder location

Location of the Startup folder in Windows 10/8

The Startup folder in Windows contains a list of shortcuts of those applications that start when your Windows start. Earlier, you could easily access the Windows 7 startup folder from Start  Menu > Startup. But where is the Startup folder […]

Temporary Internet Files Folder location

Temporary Internet Files Folder location in Windows 7/8/10

Those who had moved from Windows XP to Windows Vista were puzzled as to where the Temporary Internet Files were located in this operating system. Where is the Temporary Internet Files Folder located Starting with Windows Vista, and continuing in Windows […]