Windows 10: Can Win10 refresh Explorer

  1.    01 Nov 2016 #1

    Can Win10 refresh Explorer


    Does Win10 have a keyboard equivalent to XPs Control-F5 ?

    Thanks.
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  2. Posts : 8,455
    Windows 10 Professional
       01 Nov 2016 #2

    James1093 said: View Post
    Does Win10 have a keyboard equivalent to XPs Control-F5 ?

    Thanks.
    It's still Ctrl+F5
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  3. Posts : 2,840
    10 Home x64 (1703) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       01 Nov 2016 #3

    Ctrl+F5 doesn't appear in the list of XP shortcuts. For F5 it says...

    General folder/shortcut control


    • F5: Refreshes the current window.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/kb/126449

    ...as it does in the equivalent list for Windows 10, (with the addition of the 'Ctrl' version, which seems to do the same thing)
    F5 Refresh the active window
    ...
    Ctrl + R (or F5) Refresh the active window
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...oard-shortcuts
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  4.    04 Nov 2016 #4

    Guess all Win 10's aren't the same then. My Cntrl-F5 and F5 do absolutely nothing !

    So here's more info in case this scenario does in fact not work for anyone.

    I have explorer open in Win 10. It's shared with XP and in XP I add some files to that folder and look for them in Win 10. Not there and no F5 combination works.

    The only way so far to see them in Win 10 is close Explorer and re-open it.

    However if I reverse things (copy files in win 10) then XP Explorer does see them.
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