How To search for Large Files In Windows 10 File Explorer

If you are not sure what’s eating up the valuable space on your tablet or computer, the third part software can help you find out where you can clear the maximum space. However, the Windows 10 has the Windows Advanced Search Filter in File Explorer and you could use this built-in function to locate all large files and folders quickly. Here is the tutorial about how to find files based on size. Continue reading

Increase ScrollBar Width in Windows 10 Edge and File Explorer

In Windows 10, the scrollbar of Edge browser is too small. When you access any webpage and want to scroll down/up the contents, the scrollbar is hard to find out and too narrow while its default width side need to be increased. This is not good thing for touch screen and I have to revert back to use a mouse. The same problem also happen with the File Explorer. Any way to configure the option? Continue reading

How To Rename Multiple Files at One Time in File Explorer on Windows 10/8

If a group of files come with names that don’t suggest anything, it is really difficult to rename each file one by one and sort them. Without wasting a lot of time, Windows 10/8 offers a efficiency way to batch rename multiple Files quickly for resolving the problem. You could try the how-to tutorials on your Surface Pro or computer. Continue reading

Fix Right click properties not working/opening in Windows 10

After my Surface Pro 4 has installed the Windows 10 anniversary update, I can’t access properties of folders, files, shortcuts and local disks. When I right mouse click on any file item or icon and select Properties option on Context menu, it is not working and doesn’t respond while other options are fine. Performing SFC scannow command fix found corrupted files but that doesn’t take effects on my tablet. Continue reading

Add/remove file type in New Item of File Explorer Ribbon menu in Windows 10

The ribbon menu of File Explorer in Windows 10 includes many tasks such as Cut-Copy-Paste, Select, Share, and comes with new UI. The New Item in the Home tab allows users to quickly create a new file of a certain type, without right-click to get context menu. Here are the how-to tutorials for that. Continue reading

Fix Windows File Explorer Crashes After Right Click in Windows 10

I have upgraded my computer from Win 8.1 to Windows 10 Anniversary Update and face a weird issue. When I use mouse to right click on any folder or image, the Windows explorer has stopped working and hangs. Sometimes I right-click a file from my Desktop or anywhere, that also causes the opened File Explorer crashing briefly and then comes back. Making a reboot can get rid of that, but it will occur after you shut down the device. Continue reading

Network Mapped Drives Close/disappear in File Explorer on Windows 10/8

My Win7 computer is on a domain and has mounted a mixture of DFS drives and the shared network drives to drive letters by Group Policy Preferences and that worked fine. After I upgrade it to Windows 10 and leave File Explorer showing the mapped Drives for a few minutes of inactivity, it will close by itself for no apparent reason. I have to have to re-open explorer and navigate to the folder and could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Continue reading

Fix Pdf Office documents Preview Pane not working in Windows 10

When I clicked on any pdf, or Office doc or docx in File Explorer, the preview pane preview the file well without needing to open it in Windows 8. After my Surface Pro 3 installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Preview Pane is not working at all and show “this file can’t be previewed.” How can I resolve the problem? Continue reading

Recent Files/Folders not showing in File Explorer Quick access on Windows 10

When I clicked on Quick Access in File Explorer, it showed a Recent Files section with last 10 or 20 items. After installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it doesn’t list the document file I used with each application like Android Studio and they are gone completely. I open the the run dialog box and type recent to access it but the system pop up “Windows cannot find recent. Make sure you’ve typed the name correctly…” Continue reading

Fix Windows 10 File Explorer run slow and not loading problem

After my Surface Pro tablet has upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1 Pro, I browse files inside the File Explorer and it always takes minutes to load. When I accessed a 300-count file folder and half-way down to the middle, the process was extremely slow to display them and freezed. Then unfreezes and return back to the top of the folder. The issues also happened with moving, copying, renaming, deleting Files. Any way to get rid of that? Continue reading