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How To Hide a Drive in Windows 10 File Explorer

How To Hide a Drive in Windows 10 File Explorer

In Windows, you can hide specific drives visible in the This PC folder of File Explorer. This can be done with a Registry tweak. Today, we'll see how it can be done.

How to Clear File Explorer History in Windows 10

How to Clear File Explorer History in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to delete information that File Explorer saves about the files and folders you have browsed and the locations you have typed into the address bar of the app.

Restore Previous Folder Windows at Logon in Windows 10

Restore Previous Folder Windows at Logon in Windows 10

It is possible to make Windows remember your currently open folders in Explorer, so the next time you sign-in after a restart or logoff, the OS will restore opened folders automatically. In this article, we will see how it can be done.

How to Disable Navigation Pane in Windows 10

How to Disable Navigation Pane in Windows 10

The Navigation pane is a special area on the left of File Explorer which shows the folders and system places like This PC, Network, Libraries and so on. Here is how to hide this area if you find no use for it.

Disable Status Bar in File Explorer in Windows 10

Disable Status Bar in File Explorer in Windows 10

In Windows 8, Microsoft changed the look of the good old Explorer application completely. It got the Ribbon UI instead of the menu and a toolbar which is hard to disable. The status bar shows how many files and folders are in the opened folder and some brief information about the selected file. There are also tiny buttons to switch the view of a folder's contents. In this article, we will see how to enable or disable the status bar in File Explorer.

How to Disable Tooltips in Windows 10

How to Disable Tooltips in Windows 10

When you point towards a shortcut, a folder, or a file, you get a tooltip (also known as an infotip). While in general case I find them useful, there are a number of reason to disable them. For example, you need to capture a clean screenshot or watch a file list without a distraction. Here is how you can disable tooltips in Windows 10.