get help with file explorer in windows 10

Help in File Explorer

Top topics

Here are answers to a few common questions about File Explorer:
How do I customise 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.

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

How does OneDrive work in Windows 10?

OneDrive is free online storage that comes with your Microsoft account. Save your files there and you’ll be able to get to them from any PC, tablet, or phone.
The basics

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.

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

Where are my libraries?

If you’re looking for something else, have a look at other File Explorer topics.

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

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

  1. I upgraded to Windows 10 from XP. How can I retrieve my files that are now password-locked from me? I signed into XP with a password – no MSN account needed. Now I need an MSN account and a code to log onto my computer. The files are looking for the ‘me’ they used to know. When I try to open my files, I am denied access.

  2. Please, I need some help! I can´t open my PDF files since yesterday. Does that have to do with updating my PC with Windows 10? What a pity!

  3. Can’t find what I want, haven’t found how to put attachments to e-mail, haven’t understood how to do almost anything with Windows 10. Just another botched attempt to sell more operating systems under the guise of making things easier! They could have left “98′, XP, Vista, “Windows 7”, Windows 8, and 8.1 Alone. But then they wouldn’t make some more money! It takes me forever to learn each new system, but each is progressively harder. “10” is the worse yet. Thanks, Microsoft!

  4. I am trying to retrieve photos from the photo gallery into my listing of books on Amazon. They are not rotated correctly with they come over to Amazon. I can rotate them any direction I want in the photo gallery but they still come in wrong into Amazon

  5. SINCE I MOVE TO WINDOWS 10, I HAVE A PROBLEM WHITH FILE EXPLORER. WHEN I AM LOOKING INTO MY FILES, SCROLLING DOWN, SUDDENLY IT JUMPS TO THE TOP, AND I HAVE TO START OVER, AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN. PLEASE TELL ME HOW TO FIX THIS.

  6. I have downloaded pictures from facebook and now can’t access them from my picture file. Please help…comment given file cannot be opened. Is there any other way to save them where they can’t be moved?

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