Windows 10: Layout Of File Explorer

Discus and support Layout Of File Explorer in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I have just converted from Windows 7 to Windows 10. In W7 I had File Explorer laid out with two panes. On the left were frequently used files, on the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by BobDowdeswell, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. Layout Of File Explorer


    I have just converted from Windows 7 to Windows 10. In W7 I had File Explorer laid out with two panes. On the left were frequently used files, on the right currently actives files and folders. This was really convenient.


    When I first started to use FE in Windows 10, this layout was retained with exactly the same folders appearing in the lh pane as I had in Windows 7. It was all good.


    In the last hour, I tried to add a saved search to this pane, as I had in Windows 7. I was unable to achieve this (and it would be good to know if this is possible or not) but, in so doing, the two pane layout was replaced by a single pane with just the quick access options and I have been unable to return to my preferred layout.


    I tried a system restore to return to the layout I wanted but this had no effect. Can anyone help, please.

    :)
     
    BobDowdeswell, Oct 14, 2019
    #1

  2. avoid unintentionally deletion at File Explorer

    Hi,

    Sorry for the delayed response.

    You may follow the below steps and check if it helps.

    1. Open File Explorer.

    2. Select view tab in the file ribbon.

    3. In the layout section, select list.

    4. Now check if the files in the folders change to list.

    Hope the information helps, do reply if you need further assistance.



    Thank you.
     
    Deepak Kodi, Oct 14, 2019
    #2
  3. Eric Ber Win User
    Problem with Windows 10 File Explorer View Layout box

    Hi Bruce,

    A corrupted system files is one of the possible reasons why you are having issues with with the View Layout box on the File Explorer. For us to assist you better, kindly answer the questions below:

    • Have you made any changes to your computer prior to this issue?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • Which version and OS build number of Windows 10 is currently installed? To check, press the
      Windows key, type winver, and press the
      Enter
      key.
    • Do you have a third-party security software installed?

    Meanwhile, I would suggest that you run the System File Checker
    tool and the Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool to scan and correct any issues. System File Checker (SFC) is a built-in tool in the operating system. SFC checks for system file corruption. Deployment Image Servicing and Management
    (DISM) is a command-line tool that can be used to service a Windows image or to prepare a Windows Preinstallation Environment image. Kindly follow the steps in this

    Forum Article
    that was posted by ZigZag3143 (MS-MVP) to perform SFC and DISM.

    We'll be looking forward to your reply.
     
    Eric Ber, Oct 14, 2019
    #3
  4. Ralph Sta Win User

    Layout Of File Explorer

    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, Oct 14, 2019
    #4
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