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Prevent Windows 10 From Deleting Thumbnail Cache

Prevent Windows 10 From Deleting Thumbnail Cache

In Windows 10, File Explorer is able to show small previews for image and video files you have stored on your disk drive. To speed up this process, it uses a cache file hidden in the user profile directory. When a file is cached, File Explorer reuses the thumbnail from the cache to show it instantly. Some users have noticed that Windows 10 deletes the thumbnail cache automatically.

Reset Folder View For All Folders in Windows 10

Reset Folder View For All Folders in Windows 10

All Windows versions allow you to customize a specific folder's view to make it more suitable for the content in that folder. View changes are remembered by File Explorer/Windows Explorer or, all folders can be set globally to the same view via Folder Options. Sometimes, folder views get messed up in which case you might want to reset those customizations to clear out all the changes you made. In this article, we will see how to reset the folder view using Registry Editor for all folders at once in Windows 10.

Add Devices and Printers Context Menu in Windows 10

Add Devices and Printers Context Menu in Windows 10

Devices and Printers is a special system folder which shows the important devices connected to your computer with fancy icons. This folder was first introduced in Windows 7. Windows 10 comes with this folder in the classic Control Panel. You can add a special context menu item, "Devices and Printers", to the Desktop in order to access this feature faster.

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.