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This tutorial will show you how to apply view settings of a folder to all folders for your account in Windows 11. You can change the folder view settings in Windows 11 to what you want for each separate folder. View settings for a folder include the template, columns, column width, Group by...
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This tutorial will show you how to move or restore the default location of the OneDrive folder for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11. With OneDrive in Windows, you can sync files and folders between your computer and the cloud, so you can get to your files from anywhere - your computer...
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This tutorial will show you how to set File Explorer to open to either This PC, Home (Quick access), OneDrive, Downloads, or a custom location by default for your account in Windows 11. File Explorer opens to Home (Quick access) by default in Window 11, but you can change File Explorer to open...
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This tutorial will show you different ways to lock the computer in Windows 11. When you lock the computer, it protects the computer from unauthorized use when you need to step away from the PC, and don't want to sign out or shut down causing everything open to be closed. When you lock the...
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This tutorial will show you how to replace, skip, or keep both file versions being copied or moved in a file name conflict dialog box for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11. When you copy or move files/folders from one location to another in Windows and the destination has files with the...
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This tutorial will show you how to have "Do this for all current items" checked or unchecked by default in a file operation conflict dialog box for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11. When you copy, delete, or move more than one selected files/folders from one location to another in...
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This tutorial will show you how to show fewer details or more details by default in a file transfer dialog box for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11. When you copy, delete, or move a file/folder in Windows, you will see a file transfer dialog box showing the progress until finished. You...
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This tutorial will show you how to move or restore the default location of the Downloads folder for your account in Windows 10 and Windows 11. The Downloads folder (shell:Downloads) is a component of the user profile that is used as a unified location for storing personal data. By default, the...
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This tutorial will show you how to expand and collapse the calendar view on the taskbar for your account in Windows 11. When you open the clock on the taskbar in Windows 11, you will see a calendar showing the current date. You can expand or collapse the calendar view. The calendar view you...
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This tutorial will show you how to rearranged pinned items on the Start menu to the order you want for your account in Windows 11. The Start menu is comprised of three sections: Pinned, All apps, and Recommended. The section at the top of the Start menu is called the Pinned section. This...
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This tutorial will show you how to clear the Run (Win+R) and File Explorer (Win+E) typed, recent items, and frequent places history for your account in Windows 11. Clearing your File Explorer history deletes the information Windows saved about the files and folders you use as well as what...
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This tutorial will show you how to restart the explorer.exe process as needed in Windows 11. The explorer.exe process is the user shell for Windows, and is used by such items as the desktop, File Explorer, Start menu, notification area, and taskbar. Restarting the explorer.exe process is to...
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