Windows 10: How to disable check box on files Solved

  1.    20 Jun 2018 #1

    How to disable check box on files


    I'm having an issue with this annoying box that appears at either the top left of a desktop icon or on the left of any file I'm viewing in the File Explorer. Does anyone know how to turn this feature off?

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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       20 Jun 2018 #2

    Hello simtom, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to turn off selecting with check boxes.

    Turn On or Off Select Items using Check Boxes in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3. f14tomcat's Avatar
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       20 Jun 2018 #3

    simtom1500 said: View Post
    I'm having an issue with this annoying box that appears at either the top left of a desktop icon or on the left of any file I'm viewing in the File Explorer. Does anyone know how to turn this feature off?

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Views:	17 
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ID:	193007
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ID:	193008
    Go to the view tab in Explorere, and uncheck this box:

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  4.    20 Jun 2018 #4

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello simtom, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to turn off selecting with check boxes.

    Turn On or Off Select Items using Check Boxes in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    Ok, issue resolved. Thanks!

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  5. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       20 Jun 2018 #5

    Glad we could help.
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