Windows 10: No desktop, when I try to open explorer exe from task manager it says file not found.

Discus and support No desktop, when I try to open explorer exe from task manager it says file not found. in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; Translation: explorer.exeFile not found.Check if the name of the file is correct and retry your attempt.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Tal20081, Jun 23, 2022.

  1. Tal20081 Win User

    No desktop, when I try to open explorer exe from task manager it says file not found.


    Translation: explorer.exeFile not found.Check if the name of the file is correct and retry your attempt.

    :)
     
    Tal20081, Jun 23, 2022
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  2. Arun B J Win User

    Deleting Files that say they are open in Windows Explorer

    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 End Task the Windows Explorer.


    • Open task manager (CRTL+SHIFT+ESC)

    • Right-click on windows explorer.

    • End task (Note: don’t close Task manager).

    • Click on File > Run new task.

    • Type explorer.exe and press enter and check it helps.


    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help.
     
    Arun B J, Jun 23, 2022
    #2
  3. file explorer and desktop icons wont open

    Hello,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I understand your inconvenience. Don’t worry. We will assist to resolve this issue.

    We got reports/feedback that we are seeing some issues where the desktop icons is non-responsive. Please try the following steps and check if it resolves the file explorer and desktop icon issue:

    • Open the Task manager. Here’s a tip: Press CTRL+Shift+ESC.
    • Click File > Run New Task.
    • Make sure you have a check mark beside “Create this task with administrative privileges
    • Type PowerShell.
    • Type the following in the PowerShell prompt:

      $manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest
    • Close the PowerShell window.
    • Reboot.

    If the issue persists, I suggest you to follow the suggestion given by DrTarr1962 on the below mentioned thread and check if it helps:

    Redirecting

    Let us know if it helps. For further assistance feel free to post your queries in Microsoft forums. We will be glad to assist you.

    Thank You.
     
    Sangeeta Sarkar, Jun 23, 2022
    #3
  4. RicVittum Win User

    No desktop, when I try to open explorer exe from task manager it says file not found.

    File Explorer Windows 10 - How do you stop it from opening at startup

    That's not Windows 10. Mine opens that stupid window at the startup, and checking the startup folder, there is NO item there saying Files Explorer. That was no help at all.
     
    RicVittum, Jun 23, 2022
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