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Windows Explorer (renamed to File Explorer in Windows 8) is the file manager that comes with Windows and is not to be confused with Internet Explorer which is Windows' default Web browser.

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Win 10 Task View Process

Often times, task view will freeze and hang on one of the two monitors. Even though I can open task manager in with ctrl+shift+esc or through ctrl+alt+del, I cannot see as it appears to be behind the ...
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Windows Explorer search command with exact file name match

How to filter the result to the single result item only, not "any" similar items. Using Windows Explorer Search syntax Sample file name: config.config Search string in Windows Explorer: name:config ...
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Windows Explorer : suddenly can't access server by host name, but FQDN works

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 AD Domain. All clients are running fully updated Windows 10 Pro. I have some servers (Synology), fully updated. Up until now, I can access all Synology servers just ...
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Have windows explorer “sort by type”, with TeX files first?

It it possible to priorize file types when sorting in Windows explorer? When authoring with LaTeX, I roughly have this order of relevance: .tex files .inc files (for inclusion with \input). .bib, ....
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Remove default type from Type of File: Adobe After Effects JSON

I have all the JSON files shown as adobe after effects json files. How do get rid of this behaviour? I have tried checking if the default app for extension was set and I have already removed it ...
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Is it possible to display the whole Linux environment using puTTY + Xming instead of displaying individual programs?

I'm using puTTy and Xming to connect to my university's servers so I can compile my code in their Linux environment. So my workflow consists of opening gedit, pasting the code from my desktop at home, ...
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Open Networks folder through cmd?

How can I open the networks folder (equivalent of click "networks" in windows explorer) from a batch file or cmd? I thought I could just do explorer \\ but that didn't work.
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What causes Windows to hide the “rename” button?

Under what circumstances does Windows 10 hide the "rename" button for a file / directory? For example, Program Files cannot be renamed through Explorer.
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Windows Explorer super slow for any task

Windows 10 x64, Windows Update enabled, everything normal. For some days, Windows Explorer has been slow for literally everything. Any action, whether it's a left or right click or anything (item, ...
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Imitate saved web page behavior in explorer (linked file and folder)

When saving a web page a page.html file and page_files folder are created and are linked together. How does it work? Is it possible to imitate this behavior for custom file types? If it's possible, ...
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Possible to set default sort to “Type” in File Explorer using script?

Is there any way to automatically sort all files in Windows by TYPE as opposed to NAME? Generally this is done by going to a folder, sorting by type, then going to the Ribbon, View, Options, View, ...
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Windows 7 - Explorer.exe constantly building up memory but not releasing it

I have been trying to figure out the best way to solve this issue with no luck. We work with a lot of video files, and they are encoded into a folder to be accessed later. I clear out this folder on ...
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Right click context menu in Windows 10 is completely blank

I have Windows 10 Pro build 16299.492 completely up to date on a computer with an AMD FX 8350 CPU, 16 GB DDR3 RAM, an Asus M5A99X EVO R2.0 and an Nvidia Geforce GTX 1070 GPU (PNY Founders Edition). ...
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Win 10 Home v 1803 - Remove blue arrows on compressed file/folder icons?

Anyone know how to remove the blue arrows displayed on compressed file/folder icons in Win 10 v 1803? Apparently there was a simple registry tweak to remove them in older versions of Windows 10, but ...
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How can I copy every 4th file in a Folder into a New Folder?

I am exporting an animation as PNG image files. From the 1199 sequences of frames exported, only every 4th file contains a key frame the rest of the image files are exact duplicates of the previous. ...

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