Windows 10: file explorer not opening

Discus and support file explorer not opening in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; While clicking on file explorer it lags pc and nothing opens I tried to open folders on the desktop it lags and nothing opens... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by Ayush Pratap, Nov 25, 2022.

  1. file explorer not opening


    While clicking on file explorer it lags pc and nothing opens I tried to open folders on the desktop it lags and nothing opens

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    Ayush Pratap, Nov 25, 2022
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
    Ahhzz, Nov 25, 2022
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  3. File explorer will not open on windows 10

    In this case, it's possible that the File Explorer is set to open an incorrect/corrupted file location. To rule out folder path related issues, we suggest that you follow the steps below:

    • Type Control Panel in the search box. From the search result, click
      Control Panel.
    • Select Small icons from the View by: drop-down list located on the top right side of the window.
    • Select File Explorer Options.
    • Under the General tab, select This
      PC
      from the Open File Explorer to: drop-down list.
    • Click OK.

    Once you're done, open File Explorer again and check if the issue persists.

    Feel free to post back if you encounter any challenges along the process.
     
    Darwin Dim, Nov 25, 2022
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  4. Sher Amo Win User

    file explorer not opening

    File explorer will not open on windows 10

    As a workaround, we suggest that you follow these steps to access windows explorer using the
    Run dialog box. By doing this, we may identify if you can navigate Windows through this method. To do this, follow the steps below:

    • Press Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the run dialog box.
    • Type explorer and press Enter.

    In case your system will allow you to navigate through this process, we recommend that you continue performing the in-place upgrade procedure.

    Let us know how it goes after you've performed the steps.
     
    Sher Amo, Nov 25, 2022
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