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How to Enable or Disable Use Check Boxes to Select Items in Windows 10

​If you want to selectively select multiple items in File Explorer or Desktop without using the keyboard, then you need to enable checkbox. Here are the steps:

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    Open the File Explorer Options.
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    Navigate to the "View" tab and then find and select "Use check boxes to select items" option.
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    Click "OK."
Selected Use check boxes to select items option

​That is all. From now on, hover your mouse over an item in the File Explorer or Desktop, and you can see a checkbox which you can use to select the item.

Selected the items using its checkbox

​You can revert to default at any time you want. To do that, unselect "Use check boxes to select items" option and then click "OK."

​If you wish, you can do the above tasks with the following steps:

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    Open the File Explorer.
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    Click on "View" tab in the Ribbon.
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    Select "Item check boxes" option.
Selected Item check boxes option

​You can revert to default at any time you want by unselecting "Item check boxes" option.

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