Explorer

How to use File Explorer from Windows 10, or Windows Explorer from Windows 7. How to manage files, folders, libraries, and other items.

How to create multiple folders at once

Are you wondering how to create multiple folders in Windows 10 or Windows 7? That can be very useful if you’re a teacher, for instance. Say that you have a dozen students in a class, and you need to make a folder for each of them on your Windows PC. Sure, you can manually create a...

How to open File Explorer and Windows Explorer: 12 ways

File Explorer is one of the most used apps in Windows 10, just like Windows Explorer is one of the most used tools in Windows 7. Whether you need to copy or move files or delete some, there is always one thing that you have to do first, and that is to open the...

5 ways to upload files to Google Drive

Are you a fan of Google’s services, especially Google Drive? Why wouldn’t you be, considering that it’s one of the best cloud storage solutions out there? However, if you didn’t have the chance to use it until now, you might be wondering how it works. Do you know how...

Where are screenshots saved? Change their location in Windows 10

To answer questions like “Where are my screenshots in Windows 10?” or “Where do print screens go on Windows 10?”, you must first understand there are several ways to take screenshots on your computer or device. Screenshots (also called print screens by some)...

How to restore Downloads and other user folders in Windows 10

Windows 10 allows you to change the location of your user folders and move them to anywhere you want. For example, you might have moved the Downloads folder from its default location on your C: drive to another partition or drive to keep it separate from your...

How to run commands from File Explorer in Windows 10

File Explorer is one of the core apps of Windows 10. It is the place you go to when you need to manage your files and folders. However, File Explorer also has some other hidden capabilities. One spectacular feature is the fact that Windows 10 lets you run commands...

How to connect to an FTP server in Windows 10, from File Explorer

Did you know that Windows 10 includes a built-in FTP client? It might come as a surprise, but we’re talking about File Explorer! One of the lesser-known features available in File Explorer is that it can handle connections to FTP servers. You can use File...

How to use the File Explorer views in Windows 10 like a pro

One of the strengths of File Explorer is the number of different ways you can view the content of a folder on your Windows 10 PC. Whether it is a bare-bones listing of file names or a view that shows graphics in large-sized thumbnails, File Explorer makes it easy to...

How to set up and add Google Drive to File Explorer

If you use Windows 10, you know that it adds a separate and distinct shortcut for OneDrive to File Explorer, one that you can't remove. The same happens with Dropbox if you install it on your Windows 10 computer or device. However, this doesn't happen with...

The Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10: All you need to know

  With all the tabs and buttons available in File Explorer, the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 is surely overlooked by many users. That is a shame because the feature is subtle, practical, and easy-to-use, which are not words I often use when it comes to...

4 ways to pin items to Quick access in File Explorer

When you start File Explorer, it displays the Quick access location, listing the folders you use the most and the files you recently opened in Windows 10. This list is dynamic and gets updated as different items are used, to respond to your ever-changing needs. On...

How to search in Windows 10 with File Explorer

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...

How to enable the File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10

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...

3 ways to enable the Windows 10 libraries

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...