Windows 10: Can I show the C drive at the root of the explorer tree

Discus and support Can I show the C drive at the root of the explorer tree in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; Hello, I am in File Explorer regularly, and having to access the C drive through the My PC folder is a nuisance. My external drives ( D and E) show... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Roy_296, Jan 16, 2019.

  1. Roy_296 Win User

    Can I show the C drive at the root of the explorer tree


    Hello,


    I am in File Explorer regularly, and having to access the C drive through the My PC folder is a nuisance. My external drives ( D and E) show up at the top level of the tree, I'd really like the same for my C drive. For greater clarity, please see attached screenshot.


    If someone has a registry tweak or is aware of another solution, I'd love to hear from you. Windows 10 Pro Build 1803.

    Thanks!


    Can I show the C drive at the root of the explorer tree dfbce9b4-37bf-43de-906e-022a985dde9a?upload=true.png

    :)
     
    Roy_296, Jan 16, 2019
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  2. gypsycomp Win User

    showing the total of folders/files in drive root


    Properties are shown differently for folders and roots.
    Root properties only shows used and free space.
    Folder properties shows Size, Size on Disk, number of files/folders.
    Questions:
    1 - How can I discover on the root drive the total of folders and files on drive?
    2 - Better, how could I list the number of files within each folder?
    3 - Even better, how could I list the total of subfolders and files at each level within the tree branches?
     
    gypsycomp, Jan 16, 2019
    #2
  3. c drive shows only as c:\windows

    I cannot get to the root directory of my C drive. All other drives are fine. When I open explorer or this computer, it shows the C drive as c:\windows, and I can only open the Windows folder. How do I get it so I can get to C:\ in explorer or This
    computer. Somehow Win 10 thinks the C drive is the \Windows folder. This just started happening.
     
    TerryBiresch, Jan 16, 2019
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  4. Can I show the C drive at the root of the explorer tree

    My C:\files at drive root

    My C: drive is showing 202gb used out of 207gb. 145gb of this is C: \ files at drive root. Can I reduce this. A lot of this seems to be pagefile.sys. and swapfile.sys.
     
    Stewart UJ, Jan 16, 2019
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