Windows 10: Files won't show. File explorer blank

Discus and support Files won't show. File explorer blank in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I've been working on my computer all day. Just an hour or two ago it started slowing down. I made sure every thing was okay in my task manager and then... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Noelle Brown, Nov 27, 2020.

  1. Files won't show. File explorer blank


    I've been working on my computer all day. Just an hour or two ago it started slowing down. I made sure every thing was okay in my task manager and then I scanned for viruses, but nothing turned up. I've repeated those things several times, and i still lag/won't see any files if I open file explorer. I don't want to restart my computer because I'm worried if I do, it'll return even more broken. What is wrong/what can I do?

    :)
     
    Noelle Brown, Nov 27, 2020
    #1
  2. ME_555 Win User

    File Explorer STILL not opening

    Greetings,

    File Explorer has not been opening for at least a month. I have followed Microsoft's given steps in Fix
    File Explorer if it won't open or start
    multiple times with no success. Has anyone found a solution?

    Thanks, Matt
     
    ME_555, Nov 27, 2020
    #2
  3. spysmily1 Win User
    Icon for cmd.exe blank in File Explorer


    The icon for cmd.exe is a blank file as in the image.

    Files won't show. File explorer blank [​IMG]


    You can see the icon is correct in the properties window.

    Files won't show. File explorer blank [​IMG]


    This is a recent clean install of windows about a week ago. Not sure when they changed but I do remember having the icon correct after the initial install. I've followed the instructions to rebuild icon cache for Windows 10 at http://www.howtogeek.com/232779/how-...in-windows-10/. It did not work.

    Any suggestions would be great.
     
    spysmily1, Nov 27, 2020
    #3
  4. Arun B J Win User

    Files won't show. File explorer blank

    Burn files and documents to the computers DVD recorder

    Hi,


    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern and will assist you to resolve this issue.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check fi t helps


    • Press Windows + x, and select Control panel.

    • Select Auto play.

    • Under DVD select Blank DVD.

    • Click on Chose a Default.

    • Select Burn file to Disk File Explorer.


    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Arun B J, Nov 27, 2020
    #4
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