Did you know you can use File Explorer to search for files and folders in Windows 10? Well, you can, and there's more to it than that: the Search built into File Explorer even comes with its Search Tools on the ribbon, providing surprisingly advanced search features and options. Read this tutorial to learn how to search in Windows 10 using File Explorer:
Did you know Microsoft created a File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10? If you're tired of bright windows when you browse the files on your PC at night, you can opt to enable the File Explorer Dark Mode. However, when you apply this dramatic theme to File Explorer, other Windows 10 apps also get dark coats for their backgrounds, panes, ribbons, menus, and dialogs. If that's ok, and you're wondering how to make File Explorer dark, this tutorial provides the necessary steps:
The Windows 10 libraries are virtual collections of folders on your system. Microsoft did not enable the libraries in Windows 10 by default, although many users consider them a must-have when it comes to finding and organizing files. This tutorial illustrates three ways to enable the Windows 10 libraries and show them in File Explorer, as well as the Save As and Open dialogues:
It's important to know how to sort, group, and filter files and folders in Windows 10, especially if you work with a lot of them. No matter how hard you try to organize everything, it may be difficult at times to find a specific item or set of items. That's why File Explorer includes plenty of options for sorting, grouping, and filtering files and folders, using all kinds of criteria in Windows 10.
It's essential to know how to select multiple files and folders on your Windows computer or device. Regardless of what you want to do with the highlighted items afterward (copy, move, delete, rename, etc.), it's faster to use your mouse, keyboard, or touchscreen to select the files and/or folders you need, instead of managing them one by one. This tutorial illustrates how to select multiple files and folders, including how to select all on Windows:
In Windows 10, you can use one of the five built-in view templates to have File Explorer display a folder's contents just the way you like them. This helps you optimize the way you see the files stored in that folder for increased efficiency and can also reduce the time it takes to open certain folders. This tutorial illustrates how to change the File Explorer view template of any folder in Windows 10:
Changing a folder icon in Windows 10 can help you identify and locate it faster, allowing you to customize each folder according to your style. Not to mention, it breaks up the monotony of yellow folder icons on your Windows 10 computer or device. Change one folder's icon to make it stand out or use different icons for your favorite locations to organize everything more efficiently. Regardless of what you're planning, this tutorial illustrates how to change a folder icon in Windows 10 to anything you want:
Are you tired of opening files and folders in Windows by double-clicking or double-tapping on them? Do you want to open them like you do on your smartphone, with a click or a tap? You can do that if you change a particular setting in Windows. In this guide, we share five ways in which you can make your mouse double click on a single click. Let's get started:
NOTE: In this guide, we're covering mouse double-clicking on a single click in Windows 10, as well as in Windows 7. When a method works only in one version of Windows, we highlight it accordingly.
Using the Windows 10 Recycle Bin is unavoidable. If you remove something either on purpose or by accident from your Windows 10 computer or device, you can get it back from the Recycle Bin. This tutorial illustrates all you need to know about the Windows 10 Recycle Bin, answering questions like "What is Recycle Bin?" or "Where is the Recycle Bin in Windows 10?". We also show you how to hide Recycle Bin, how to remove Recycle Bin from Desktop, how to empty the Recycle Bin, and more:
In Windows 10, it's easy to recover deleted files from the Recycle Bin and restore them to their original location. If you removed something deliberately or accidentally from your PC and need it back later, there are five ways to recover deleted files from the Recycle Bin in Windows 10. This tutorial illustrates everything you need to access, find, and recover deleted files and folders from the Recycle Bin on your Windows 10 computer or device: