Windows 10: Create File Explorer UWP app Shortcut in Windows 10  

Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast

  1. Posts : 15,766
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393, Windows 10 Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Update, Ubuntu
       12 Oct 2016 #10

    Edwin said: View Post
    The UWP File Explorer will render custom icons but not for folders, much like the Start Menu!
    You can create new folders and move items that will reflect in the Win32 environment.

    (That icon pack looks great with a dark UI!)

    Attachment 105583
    Too bad we can't do this with free software
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    02 Apr 2017 #11

    I can't seem to enable UWP Explorer any more. I'm currently on build 14393.969.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 22,263
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16241
    Thread Starter
       02 Apr 2017 #12

    Hey Nick,

    You might see if re-registering your apps may allow it to work afterwards.

    Reinstall and Re-register Apps in Windows 8 and 10 - Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  4.    02 Apr 2017 #13

    Thanks Sean, will try that in the morning. Never do things when you're tired
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 8,644
    Windows 10 Professional
       02 Apr 2017 #14

    @Brink
    My UWP Explorer shortcut no longer works on 14393 either!
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  6. Posts : 22,263
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16241
    Thread Starter
       02 Apr 2017 #15

    Might be an issue in that build then, it's working for me in build 15063.11.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  7. Posts : 8,644
    Windows 10 Professional
       02 Apr 2017 #16

    Brink said: View Post
    Might be an issue in that build then, it's working for me in build 15063.11.
    Me too.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  8.    02 Apr 2017 #17

    Brink said: View Post
    Might be an issue in that build then, it's working for me in build 15063.11.
    I'll try my insider machine tomorrow to confirm.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  9. Posts : 22,263
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16241
    Thread Starter
       02 Apr 2017 #18

    I just tested in a W10 buld 14393.970 VM, and the shortcut doesn't work in it. It's definitely an issue in the build.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  10.    03 Apr 2017 #19

    I can confirm that it works in build 15063. I hope they continue to work on this.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	uwpexplorer.PNG 
Views:	52 
Size:	23.9 KB 
ID:	127986
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast

Related Threads
I generally use the "details" view in Windows File Explorer a lot. This is an example: http://image.prntscr.com/image/ce140b3104be4ea3849bae4107bf3d5c.png As you can see, I can sort my file types in various ways by clicking on the different...
Sometimes when Windows Explorer crashes, opening Task Manager with Ctrl+Alt+Delete takes awhile and sometimes i don't think it will pull up. I would like to create a shortcut to restart explorer.exe from the desktop if possible, but how?
Hi all, can't seem to find anything relating to this issue but feel free to send link if already discussed.. On my Outlook 2003 (Yes I know!), I often add/remove my pst archives via File>Data File Management. The 'Open' dialog opens and...
When opening it i don't want to see Frequent folders and files, how can i change it so i can see only the drives? Thanks!
It works fine, but suddenly today the New menu disappeared from my click menu when I click on any blank place in a folder. What's worse, if I click the New Folder button under the File Explorer top menu, there is no response. In the end, I can only...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:44.
Find Us