Windows 10 – File Explorer open a file

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In File explorer if you want to open a file you double-click it and will open with the application that is associated with this kind of file. For example a text file (with txt extension) will open with notepad If you want to open a file with a different application then right-click the file, click Open with and you will see the application that can open this kind of file. Click the application you want to use to open the file You can also search in Microsoft Store a new…

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Windows 10 – File Explorer item properties

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Every file and directory on your system has some hidden information. You can see this information by selecting a file, and click Properties on the Home tab. The properties window will appear. It has four tabs General, Sharing, Security, Previous Versions, Customize. General – You can see the type, location, size of the item and when it was created. You can also rename the item at the top. You also have the options to make the file Read-only (you cannot edit the file) or Hidden. Advanced… button will show the following window. Sharing – Settings…

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Windows 10 – File Explorer Copy, and move files/folders

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Copy Select an item you want to copy, right-click it and click Copy Now select the location you want to copy the item to and right-click on empty space in the File explorer and click Paste You can also use the buttons on the ribbon. Select a file and click Copy Then click Paste at the location you wish to copy the item You can copy and paste an item with keyboard shortcuts: copy – ctrl + c paste – ctrl + v In command prompt you use the copy…

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Windows 10 – File Explorer Select, rename and delete files/folders

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Select files You can select multiple files by pressing and holding Ctrl and click the files you want to select. An other way to select multiple files is by pressing and holding Shift and click the first and the last file. All the files between will be selected Delete one or multiple files You can delete a file by selecting the file and the press the Delete button or right-click the selected file and click Delete An other way is to click the big red X button Delete on the ribbon You…

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Windows 10 – File Explorer Part 2

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File Open new window – opens new File Explorer Open Windows PowerShell – starts PowerShell normal and as Administrator Options – you can customize Folder options Help and Close need no explanation 🙂 Home Many actions you can find on the context menu when you click right-click. Most of them have shortcuts but Ribbon is good to be visible when you have Windows in tab mode. Share Share – shares an item with the help of installed applications, like Skype and OneNote Email – send an item as an email…

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