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Tips of the day: Exploring and maintaining your computer
To see how much disk space is free, hold down ALT and double-click the icon for the drive in the This PC window. You can solve disk space problems by accessing Storage in Settings or Disk Clean-up. To free disk space, try emptying the Recycle Bin. Deleted files and folders are saved in the Recycle Bin until you empty it. You can use File Explorer to see all the file son your computer. You can use Paint (normally launched by clicking Start, scrolling down to Windows Accessories, clicking Windows Accessories, and then clicking Paint) to draw pictures and view bitmap files. When a folder is open, you can press BACKSPACE to open a folder one level higher. Use Preview Pane in File Explorer to preview a document without opening it by clicking a document. When you display files in the Details view, you can sort them by clicking the column headings. To sort the files in reverse order, click the column heading once more. You can right-click anywhere to see a menu of available commands. You can try many useful programs by clicking Start, scrolling down to Windows Accessories, and then clicking Windows Accessories. In File Explorer, you can set options to show or hide three-letter filename extensions. If your computer's network is set to Private, you can access the Network folder in File Explorer to see computers in your workgroup. Use the error-checking tool periodically to check a volume for errors. In This PC, double-click a drive while holding down ALT, and then click Tools. If you have an external hard drive, you can use File History to make copies of important files. Press WINDOWS LOGO + I, click Update & Security, and then click Backup. For security, you can lock your computer whenever you walk away from it by pressing WINDOWS LOGO + L. You can also take your phone with you and allow your computer to lock automatically; this is called Dynamic Lock.
Encrypting or decrypting from the context menu
NOTE: The information in this conversation only applies to Windows 10 Pro. You can quickly encrypt or decrypt files or folders from the context menu. To do this, open File Explorer, and then right-click a file or folder. There, you can either click Encrypt to encrypt it or Decrypt to decrypt it. WARNING: Incorrectly using the registry editing tool can cause serious, system-wide problems that may require you to reinstall Windows 10 to correct them. Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the incorrect use of the registry editing tool can be solved. Use this tool at your own risk. 1. Press WINDOWS LOGO + R. 2. Type cmd and press ENTER. 3. Type the following command: REG ADD HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced /v EncryptionContextMenu /t REG_DWORD /d 1 and press ENTER. 4. Type EXIT and press ENTER. Now, when you open File Explorer, navigate to the folder, and then right-click a file, you will now see the Encrypt option. It is also seen when you right-click the folder. TIP: You can also use BitLocker to encrypt your hard drive to prevent access from unauthorised users.
Has anyone used the new PowerToys?
I'll preface this by saying I work inside of a retail store for Microsoft. I know we have a diverse range of users here on Windows Community. Was wonder if anyone has used the new PowerToys? For those not in the know, it's an application developed by Microsoft that includes some very handy utilities. It includes some cool stuff like the ability to bulk rename files and a shortcut guide for all of the handy Windows Key + [Button] shortcuts. The .msi installation file can be grabbed from our Github (Or at this link if you don't know how to get there https://github.com/microsoft/PowerToys/releases )
OneDrive: Secure cloud storage, free with Windows
OneDrive offers storage for your files, ways to securely share files and work with others, ways to back up your documents, and more. Have a look at what it can do.
Creating a shortcut in a folder
1. On File Explorer, navigate to a folder in the navigation pane. 2. Right-click inside a white window, point to New, and then click Shortcut. 3. Type [drive:][path]filename.ext and press ENTER. (For example, you could type "c:\documents\reports.docx" (without the quotation marks)). 4. Type the name of a shortcut and press ENTER.
Seeing Additional Folders in the Send To menu
If you open File Explorer, right-click a folder while holding down SHIFT and point to Send to, the additional items will be shown. For example, Contacts, Documents, Downloads, Favourites, Links, Music, OneDrive, Pictures, Desktop, Saved Games, Searches, and Videos will be shown. However, additional folders from third-party programs may show up in the Send to menu.
Why does Windows slow down overtime?
A year back when I got my pc it was all snappy and stuff now when I try to open my notifications panel, file explorer or even right clicking to correct a word that was spell checked everything takes a solid second or two. A lot of people complain about this and windows updates, so what's the deal Microsoft? What are your people opinions on this issue? Does your PC also slow down overtime? Do you even notice this or do you just roll with it? Do you think Microsoft will ever fix this issue?
Tips of the day: Printing
To print a document quickly, right-click a document in File Explorer, and then click Print. You can solve printer problems by using Troubleshoot in Settings and Update & Security. When you print a document, a printer icon appears on the taskbar. Double-click it to see a list of documents waiting to print.
How to move a game completely from one PC to another
I really need a way to move a game downloaded on another PC into mine through an external hard drive. I am aware that Steam has such a feature but have not noticed one about the Microsoft store. Of course, I am using the same account on both PCs for getting the game. I am asking because there is no way I can download the game on my own (severely) metered mobile connection. So if I am not able to transfer the files from the other PC, I would be stuck not able to play a game I bought. Also, it is not possible for me to go to a place with the required internet facility to download it myself. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Windows 10 always secretly busy doing 'something else'..?
After every frequent, time-consuming and tedious W10 update, it can take up to a week for 'normal service' to be resumed. Any browser you care to use performs erratically and sluggishly; it, File Explorer and Windows in general frequently go faint and 'fail to respond'. WHY??? If it's any help, I'm a long-standing IT pro now working from home and using an HP ProOne 440 G4 all-in-1 workstation new last August - and supposedly specifically designed for Windows 10, God help us!
Like many of the finer things in life, File Explorer has gotten better with age. To check it out in Windows 10, select its icon on the taskbar or the Start menu, or press the Windows logo key + E on your keyboard.
Search File Explorer: Open File Explorer from the taskbar or right-click on the Start menu, and choose File Explorer, then select a location from the left pane to search or browse. For example, select This PC to look in all devices and drives on your computer, or select Documents to look only for files stored there.
I have been feverishly looking for a good file explorer app for quite a while & I have found it! I love this app! It has such a good UI! My favorite feature is the ability to choose & attach files to new email messages in the Mail App (through the Share Charm), which the native desktop Explorer cannot do (through the Ribbon).
Welcome to the very best File Explorer for Xbox One, with easy navigation, Tabs and Password Protection. Features: Extract: ZIP, RAR, TAR, GZip. Set Images as Wallpapers on your device. Video Player, you can use the built in video player or open your media with an external video player. Text editor, edit text files from your console.
Import photos and videos from phone to PC. Zawartość udostępniana przez firmę Microsoft. Dotyczy: Windows 10. Transfer photos from an iPhone or Android phone to your PC. First, connect your phone to a PC with a USB cable that can transfer files. Turn your phone on and unlock it. Your PC can’t find the device if the device is locked.