1.    02 Oct 2016 #1
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    Where is icon for File Explorer?


    In the far left hand column of the Start Menu I have Power, Settings and my link but no File Explorer. Where is it any thoughts please? Win 10 V. 1607)
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  2.    02 Oct 2016 #2
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    The folder in the icon tray to the right of the search window.

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  3.    02 Oct 2016 #3
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    On the Start menu?:
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    To turn the links on & off go to settings, personalization, start, choose which folders appear on start:
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    Then select the folder you want:
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  4.    02 Oct 2016 #4
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    Many thanks Cliff S, that's it.
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  5.    03 Oct 2016 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by Judesman View Post
    Many thanks Cliff S, that's it.
    You're welcome

    Something I once talked with @Kari about, some settings are actually a bit harder to find, than others, the way the Settings App is now designed(just as catastrophic as Control panel with every thing scattered).
    We both like and prefer using trees(slide out menus) :
    A tree is like the Navigation Pane in File Explorer on the left side.
    Adding a Settings toolbar to the Taskbar(like the desktop toolbar; see screenshot) with a slide out menu tree would make finding settings clearer and easier, IMO.


    Control Panel on Desktop Toolbar:
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  6.    03 Oct 2016 #6
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    Cliff S, thanks for your thoughts on this, and ESSENBE I am sorry I didn't make it clear in my post exactly what it was I was trying to achieve.
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