1.    17 May 2016 #1
    Join Date : May 2016
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    Can't open File Manager directly on W10


    Hello,

    Yesterday I couldn't open file manager anymore randomly by pressing the shortcut to File Manager that i've been previously using without any problems.

    I looked on the internet and i tried this solution where you write "Sfc /scannow" in CMD. No problems found.

    Then I realized that i can access my files by pressing on a random folder and access file manager that way.

    Anyone had this problem and how do i fix it?
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  2.    17 May 2016 #2
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    What is File Manager ?
    Is it the File Explorer at the taskbar ?
    Click image for larger version. 

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  3.    17 May 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2015
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    Hi, not sure what you mean exactly. Double clicking a folder should open explorer (or your default file manager).

    Windows key + E also should open explorer.
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  4.    17 May 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    What is File Manager ?
    Is it the File Explorer at the taskbar ?
    Click image for larger version. 

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    If that is what you meant.......................

    1. Run a thumbnail cache clear and reset
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

    2. Run an Icon Cache rebuild
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

    3. Run a system restore. Pick a date you did NOT have this problem as your restore point.
    System Restore Windows 10
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  5.    17 May 2016 #5
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    oh ye, i tried to translate from danish. this is it: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
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  6.    17 May 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by helpmeguys View Post
    oh ye, i tried to translate from danish. this is it: Imgur: The most awesome images on the Internet
    I thought so.
    Try the 3 suggestions I posted and see if they help.
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  7.    17 May 2016 #7
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    Ok i will try
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  8.    17 May 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidhk View Post
    If that is what you meant.......................

    1. Run a thumbnail cache clear and reset
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
    that worked, thanks a lot!
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  9.    17 May 2016 #9
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    Quote Originally Posted by helpmeguys View Post
    that worked, thanks a lot!
    You are welcome.

    If no more issues, please mark your thread as Solved.
    Thank you.
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