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

How to Add Copy To or Move To Options to Windows 10 Right Click Menu

You might always copy a single file or folder in File Explorer on Windows 10 and feel it is very poor. It is helpful to use the Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V Keyboard Shortcuts to paste the contents in the destination folder but it takes many steps. Now you can enable a hidden functionality Copy To or Move To option in the Right Click Menu to resolve the problem, so you are able to easily pick up a location to deal with it on your Surface Pro model or other computer, while there don’t have any other folder open already. Continue reading

Cannot clear File explorer search history in Windows 10

Once you have typed some words to search for files and folder in File Explorer, Windows 10 store them in database and will show them the next time you use it. This is very helpful for most of users but you might don’t want to have those items appear again. Here is the how-to tutorial for that. Continue reading