get help with file explorer in windows 10

Help in File Explorer

Here are answers to a few common questions about File Explorer:
How do I customize Quick access?
If you want a folder to show up in Quick access, right-click it and select Pin to Quick access. Unpin it when you don’t need it there anymore.

Pin to Quick access
Pin to Quick access

How does OneDrive work in Windows 10?
To save a doc you’re working on to OneDrive, select a OneDrive folder from the list of save locations. To move files to OneDrive, open File Explorer and then drag them into a OneDrive folder.

OneDrive on your PC
OneDrive on your PC

Where are my libraries?

Show libraries in File Explorer
Show libraries in File Explorer

To show libraries in File Explorer, select the View tab, and then select Navigation pane > Show libraries.

Help in Windows 10

get help with file explorer in windows 10
get help with file explorer in windows 10

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61 thoughts on “get help with file explorer in windows 10”

  1. Why does my mouse scroll sideways only on certain files ( but not the folder containing them)? How do I make it scroll up and down?

  2. I have a learning disable so I need help to find away to connect Microsoft wireless mouse to my PC. I just turn my mouse on and it will turn its self off. PLEASE HELP ME!

  3. Somehow I seemed to “lock up” a thumbdrive in excel that has a lot of important infor on it that I need, I don’t know how I did it but now that PC can not access it. Is there anything I can do. Using windows 10.

    1. Two questions. 1. How to find my documents from my computer class. I downloaded them before I we went too windows 10?
      2. in my all apps section may of my apps do not work. Please help me.

  4. The modem from my server burned out and when they came and gave me a new one all my windows 10 files now have a big E in front and asking me to show or save them but nothing happens so now I can’t see any of my files. Help.
    Monty Florence [email protected] 210 289-2736

  5. I cant leave a Reply because I can’t find the “Required fields are marked” that seem to be required, someone marked them? I don’t know how to remove the red marks.

  6. I had a new modem applied to my Windows 10 computer by my internet server (happens each 2 years) and now I can’t
    see my files because all the files have a big E in front of them.
    Can you help me?

  7. I opened files in another window last night now I can not find them and there were a lot of files how can I find them. MJ

  8. When I click “eject” in order to remove my memory stick, it will no longer show the box saying it is safe to remove. What should I do?

  9. Have just started using Windows 10. Double clicked on an .mp3 file and it started playing OK – but I don’t know how to stop it have looked for a “stop” button everywhere – no luck.
    Eventually I shut down the computer and started it up again.
    Surely there must be a simple way for me to stop playing an .mp3 file – I need to do this as I am assembling playlists for community radio.
    Had no problems with Windows 7.
    Please advise.

  10. Is there something I can do to get File Explorer to display on my Primary Display instead of my Second Display (the laptop Built-in Display)? I have no idea why an automatically initiated process a few days ago has resulted in changing File Explorer being displayed on my Second Display (the laptop Built-in Display) instead of my Primary Display.

  11. why do I get a pop up every time I turn on the computer that asks me how I want to use a file…open it or save it? Can I get rid of this pop up? and How?

  12. I can’t find the HDMI on my laptop or computer, & I want to use only my laptop right now.Is it on the Toolbar, & How do I view the Toolbar? On Windows 10.

  13. This has got to be the most useless “help” function ever devised. There is no search capability, just a few what they consider to be standard questions.

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