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Download File Explorer Icon from Windows 10 Build 18298

Download File Explorer Icon from Windows 10 Build 18298

File Explorer is the default file management application which comes bundled with every modern version of Windows. It allows the user to perform all basic file operations like copy, move, delete, rename and so on. Windows 10 Build 18298 introduces a new File Explorer icon.

Enable or Disable Conversational Date Format in Windows 10 File Explorer

Enable or Disable Conversational Date Format in Windows 10 File Explorer

File Explorer is the default file management app which is bundled with Windows starting with Windows 95. Besides file management operations, Explorer.exe also implements the shell - the Desktop, taskbar, desktop icons and also the Start menu are parts of the Explorer app. Starting in Windows 10 Build 18282, there is a new feature in File Explorer - Conversational Date Format.

Disable Numerical Sorting in File Explorer in Windows 10

Disable Numerical Sorting in File Explorer in Windows 10

File Explorer is the default file management app which is bundled with Windows starting with Windows 95. Besides file management operations, Explorer.exe also implements the shell - the Desktop, taskbar, desktop icons and also the Start menu are parts of the Explorer app.

All Ways to Open Folder Options in Windows 10

All Ways to Open Folder Options in Windows 10

Folder Options is a special dialog that allows changing settings and preferences for the built-in file manager of Windows 10. The dialog includes three tabs General, View, and Search. The changes you made here can be applied to all folders.

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

Change Folder Picture in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can assign a picture to a folder. That picture will appear on the folder's icon instead of the default thumbnail preview of contents of the folder. Here is how it can be done.

Disable Auto Suggestions in Run and File Explorer in Windows 10

Disable Auto Suggestions in Run and File Explorer in Windows 10

The built-in file management tool, File Explorer, comes with a useful Auto Suggestions feature. When enabled, it automatically shows the suggested text that matches the letters you type in the Run dialog, in the address bar and in Open and Save dialogs of apps. It allows you to speed up your work and save your time. Auto Suggestions can be enabled or disabled in File Explorer with a simple Registry tweak in all modern operating systems including Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7.

Add Customize tab to Desktop Folder in Windows 10

Add Customize tab to Desktop Folder in Windows 10

The Customize tab of the file properties dialog in File Explorer can be used to view and change folder template and the icon for a folder. By default, the Customize tab is not visible in the Folder Properties dialog for the Desktop folder, so you cannot customize it. Here is how to add it there.

Remove Security Tab From File Properties in Windows 10

Remove Security Tab From File Properties in Windows 10

The Security tab of the file properties dialog in File Explorer  can be used to view and change ownership and security permissions on NTFS partitions. If you need to restrict users from changing ownership or permissions for files and folders, you can hide the Security tab from File Properties with a Registry tweak. Here is how it can be done.

Remove Customize Tab From File Properties in Windows 10

Remove Customize Tab From File Properties in Windows 10

The Customize tab of the file properties dialog in File Explorer can be used to view and change folder template and the icon for a folder. If you need to restrict users from changing the options available on the Customize tab, you can hide the Customize tab from File Properties with a Registry tweak. Here is how it can be done.

Remove Details Tab from File Properties in Windows 10

Remove Details Tab from File Properties in Windows 10

The Details tab in the file properties dialog of File Explorer shows useful properties about files and folders. It is a special area which shows a lot of useful information about selected items like media tags and EXIF information for images. Sometimes you may want to hide it, e.g. to prevent users from viewing extra properties of the files stored on your PC. Here is how it can be done.