File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10

    File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10

    How to Open File Explorer Options in Windows 10
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    How to Open File Explorer Options in Windows 10

    information   Information
    You can use File Explorer Options (aka: Folder Options) to change the way files and folders function and how items are displayed on your computer.

    This tutorial will show you different ways on how to open File Explorer Options in Windows 10.

    Note   Note
    The Apply to Folders option will be grayed out unless you open File Explorer Options from within the same folder window in File Explorer that you want to have applied to other folders that use the same folder template.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Open File Explorer Options in the Control Panel
    • Option Two: To Open File Explorer Options in File Explorer Ribbon
    • Option Three: To Open File Explorer Options in File Explorer File menu



    EXAMPLE: File Explorer Options
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    File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10 OPTION ONE File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10
    To Open File Explorer Options in the Control Panel

    1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the File Explorer Options icon.






    File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10 OPTION TWO File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10
    To Open File Explorer Options in File Explorer Ribbon

    1. While in File Explorer, click/tap on the View tab, and click/tap on Options in the ribbon. (see screenshot below)

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    File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10 OPTION THREE File Explorer Options - Open in Windows 10
    To Open File Explorer Options in File Explorer File menu

    1. While in File Explorer, click/tap on the File tab, and click/tap on Change folder and search options in the File menu. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn

  1. Joined : Jun 2015
    San Antonio, TX
    Posts : 1,929
    MS Windows 10 Pro - Perm Activation of 10585
       2015-07-29 #1

    Brink

    In the top message about I see Computer spelled wrong..
    Thanks
    Cliff
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,366
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       2015-07-29 #2

    Thank you Cliff. It has been corrected now. It looked like the r got cut off.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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