Find your way around your PC with our guide to File Explorer
Your guide Rob Mead-Green says… “Discover new ways to view, edit and arrange files and folders on your PC with these tips and tricks”
Whatever you do in Windows 10, chances are you’re going to use the File Explorer at some point. It’s the graphical user interface (GUI) that enables you to find, edit, copy, delete and organise your files. And in Windows 10, it carries a myriad of useful features that enable you to do more with ease: from taking a sneak peek at the contents of files without actually opening them; to changing the default file and folder views.
The quickest way to access File Explorer is to click the dedicated shortcut in the Taskbar. You can also open it using [Win] + [E]; by clicking its option in the Start menu (just above Settings); or by using Windows 10’s virtual personal assistant, Cortana. In this tutorial we’re going to explain the tips, tricks and customisation secrets that can help you master File Explorer. So, let’s get cracking, shall we?
Quick Access Click any item here to quickly jump to the relevant folder. Some items, such as the Documents and Pictures folders, are here by default, but you can easily add your own shortcuts. Main window The files and folders in the currently selected...