One of the things I do not like about File Explorer in Windows 10, is the fact that it starts by default on the Quick Access section. There I see my recent files and frequent folders. However, I prefer viewing my drives and user folders like Documents or Downloads. If you do too, read this tutorial and see how to set File Explorer to open This PC instead of Quick Access:
Windows 10 uses impressive pictures for the desktop background and for the Lock Screen. Some of them look great, and we especially like the new default wallpaper for Windows 10 May 2019 Update. If you want to know the location of those images, so that you can use them as wallpapers for other PCs and devices, read this article:Where to see the background pictures used by Windows 10
Windows 10 uses a set of wallpapers that are found on every PC or device where it is installed. When you open the Settings app, go to Personalization.
One of the best things about File Explorer in Windows 10 is its ribbon user interface, which introduces a system of tabs and buttons that make it easier for users to work with files and folders. The Home tab is where you find the tools that you need most often while browsing files and folders with File Explorer. In this tutorial, we show you nine ways to use the Home tab so that you can become a productive user of File Explorer:
In Windows 10, File Explorer has a ribbon interface with lots of tabs and options. The View tab is one of the most useful, as it gives you many different ways in which to browse and look at your files. You can make File Explorer show you different panes with different types of information, change the layout of your files and folders, sort them, hide them and so on. Here are ten ways in which you can browse your files in Windows 10, as an IT Professional:
Most Windows 10 users browse the files and folders on their PCs and devices, using the File Explorer app created by Microsoft for this purpose. The app is built into the operating system and itțs found at one click away, on the taskbar. However, many users do not know all its features and capabilities, so they never use it as productively as they could.
Some Windows users personalize the views in File Explorer or Windows Explorer to make the app more useful for the way they navigate files. We can get carried away and make so many changes that we want to get rid of them and return the File Explorer to its original state. Windows offers a fast and efficient way of reversing all changes by resetting the folders that belong to the same viewing template. The procedure is accurate and straightforward, and it can save you a lot of time by reversing all the changes at once.
If you are used to working with files and documents, you are also probably used to working with ZIP files. You meet them everywhere: on the websites where you download files, to the documents your colleagues send through email. ZIP files are common because they reduce the size of files or folders and thus make it easier to send them over the internet or other means. Although ZIP file archives are not protected by default from prying eyes, you can secure their contents by adding passwords without which they cannot be opened. Here are two ways to password-protect ZIP archives, in Windows:
One of the changes often performed in Windows is to customize the way File Explorer displays files. We show you how to make these changes once, and make sure they re-apply automatically for all the other folders that contain the same type of files. This magic is done using the default viewing templates, and using them is easier than you might think. Let's go together through the setup so that you can be more efficient in the way you deal with files in Windows:
Windows 10 shows you the frequently accessed folders and recent files in the Quick access view when you open File Explorer. While this feature can be useful if you need quick access to your frequent resources, it might also be an annoyance if you are using a shared computer, and you do not want other people to see what you are doing on the same computer. These lists can be cleared manually or hidden permanently. Read on to learn how to it is done:
The folder term that is present in all modern operating systems was used for the first time more than 60 years ago in a computing device. Initially, folders were called directories. But, once graphical user interfaces became the norm, the term was replaced with folders. In the modern versions of Windows, folders are easy to use, and, at the same time, allow sophisticated operations for the power users. Let's find out together what a folder is and how to make use of them on your Windows computer: