Windows 10: File explorer

Discus and support File explorer in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; After saving an excel file that I received from a trusted source (but may have been corrupted), I was no longer able to access my files. When clicking... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Jean-ClaudeT., Feb 5, 2019.

  1. File explorer


    After saving an excel file that I received from a trusted source (but may have been corrupted), I was no longer able to access my files. When clicking on thye File Explorer icon, the window showed up by with the mention : File Explorer (Not Responding). What can, should I do to restore access to my files?

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    Jean-ClaudeT., Feb 5, 2019
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  2. Ralph Sta Win User

    File explorer icon from taskbar dissappears while working on it

    Hi,

    To assist you with your concern, we suggest you pin the File Explorer from the Start Menu by following these steps:

    • Click the Start Menu.
    • Right-click File Explorer.
    • Choose Pin to taskbar.

    If you need further assistance, feel free to reply to this post.
     
    Ralph Sta, Feb 5, 2019
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  3. Paolo Mag Win User
    "This file can't be previewed" problem in explorer

    Hi Deborah,

    For us to provide an accurate resolution, kindly elaborate the issue by answering the questions listed below:

    • Since when have you been experiencing this issue?
    • Were there any changes on your PC before this happened like software or updates installed?

    For initial troubleshooting, we suggest that you follow the steps listed below:

    • Open File Explorer.
    • Access this link

      C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer
    • Delete all the files.
    • After deleting the files kindly try and see if there's a thumbnail preview of your files.

    We're looking forward to your response.
     
    Paolo Mag, Feb 5, 2019
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  4. File explorer

    File Explorer

    Hi Joyce,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand your inconvenience. We will assist you with it.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below and check if it helps.

    • Open File Explorer.
    • Click on view option.
    • Click on preview panel to turn it Off and On.


    Hope this information helps. If you have any further queries related to Windows, let us know.
    We will be happy to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Syed Md Bilal, Feb 5, 2019
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