As you may already know, Windows 10 build 14936 comes with a new Universal app. It is a modern File Explorer, a UWP app which could replace the classic File Explorer in the near future. Many readers ask in comments how to launch the app in Windows 10 build 14936. Here is how it can be done.
As of this writing, the application is basically ported from Windows 10 Mobile. It is a touch oriented app, with no Ribbon or toolbar or any shell extensions. It might be interesting for touch screen users. The operating system has no shortcut to launch it, so you need to create it yourself.
- Right click the Desktop and select New - Shortcut.
- In the shortcut target box, type or copy-paste the following command:
- Type some useful name for your new shortcut and set the appropriate icon.
Now you can launch it.
Here is the new app in action:
That's it. Many thanks to @tfwboredom for his tips.