How to Open File Explorer in Windows 10

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How to Open File Explorer in Windows 10

Method #1

Click on the Folder icon in the taskbar.

Method #2

Press Windows and E keys together to open File Explorer.

Method #3

Open Start menu. Click on the “Windows System” folder, which you can find beneath “Windows Security.”

Click on “File Explorer,” which you can find between “Control Panel” and “Run.”

Method #4

Open Start menu. Type file. Now, you can see the File Explorer app in the search results. Click on it.

Method #5

explorer command can open File Explorer in Windows 10, and you can use this command in the following programs:

  • Task Manager (Click File > Run new task option to use the command)

Method #6

Open Power user menu (To do this: right-click on the Start button or press Windows and X keys simultaneously).

Hit “File Explorer,” which you can find between “Settings” and “Search.”

Method #7

Go to the C: > Windows folder. Double-click “explorer” file.


How to Restart File Explorer in Windows 10

Method #1

Open Task Manager. You’ll be in the “Processes” tab.

Note: If you don’t see any tabs, then click on “More details” in Task Manager. Now, you can see the “Processes” tab of Task Manager.

Right-click on “Windows Explorer.” In the context menu, click on the “Restart” option which you can find above the “End task” option.

Method #2

Press Ctrl and Shift keys simultaneously and right-click on the taskbar. In the context menu, you can see the “Exit Explorer” option, which you can find beneath Taskbar settings.

Click on it, and you can see the empty desktop. Press Ctrl, Shift and Escape keys simultaneously, and you can see “Task Manager.”

In the Task Manager, click File > Run new task option. In the “Create new task” box, type explorer, and then press the “Enter” key. You can see your desktop now.


Written by Thirumal raj. Check out more posts here: Windows 10.