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How to use the new Windows 10 File Explorer



In the latest update for Windows 10, Microsoft has included an update to its file explorer and already it is possible to activate the direct access from the desktop in a very simple way.


File Explorer is not a new feature for the Redmond company operating system, but yes it has been presenting improvements over the years And now you have an update that wants to address your past problems. The last update is available for Windows 10 version 1703 and later versions.




A quick process for direct access



To learn how to install quick access to this file explorer on your Windows 10 PC, after verifying that you have any of the versions that accept it, you must follow certain steps. Go to your desktop and where you don't have any program or document, press the right button of your mouse. Appear several options and you must choose the one of "New" and from there select the direct access.


When you do, a new pop-up window will appear that says: "What item do you want to create a shortcut to?". Then it tells you to write the location of the element and there you can enter this:




explorer shell: AppsFolderc5e2524a-ea46-4f67-841f-6a9465d9d515_cw5n1h2txyewy! App




Don't click on examine. But opt for the "next" button and choose the name you want to give to your folder. Enter the name, click finish and you will have access to the file explorer on your desktop.




Direct access



Install File Explorer on Windows 10X



A year ago, the Windows 10X File Explorer came to light, that is, the special version of Windows 10 in which Microsoft was working to be used on dual-screen devices. If your computer is running Windows 10 64-bit, specifically the 2004 version, that is, an Insider build (19041 or higher) you can also since last year, install the file explorer.



To do this, in addition to checking that you have the necessary version, you must activate the programmer mode. For it go to Windows Settings (Windows key + I), select Update and security, in the left menu click on For developers and check the Developer Mode box.




windows 10x



When the confirmation message appears click on "Yes" and wait for the process to finish. After this, you need to download the necessary files from this link. That zip file includes everything you need to install the browser.