Windows 10: Open Folder Options in Windows 10

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  1. acmanten Win User

    Open Folder Options in Windows 10


    How to: Open Folder Options in Windows 10

    How to Open Folder Options for File Explorer in Windows 10


    You can use File Explorer Options (aka: Folder Options) to change the way files and folders function and how items are displayed on your computer.

    This tutorial will show you different ways on how to open Folder Options or File Explorer Options in Windows 10.

    *note The Apply to Folders option will be grayed out unless you open File Explorer Options from within the same folder window in File Explorer that you want to have applied to other folders that use the same folder template.


    CONTENTS:
    • Option One: To Open File Explorer Options in the Control Panel
    • Option Two: To Open Folder Options in File Explorer Ribbon
    • Option Three: To Open Folder Options in File Explorer File menu
    • Option Four: To Open Folder Options in File Explorer using Keyboard Shortcut
    • Option Five: To Open Folder Options from Quick Access in File Explorer

    EXAMPLE: File Explorer Options

    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]







    OPTION ONE [/i] To Open File Explorer Options in the Control Panel
    1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click/tap on the File Explorer Options icon. (see screenshot below)


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]






    OPTION TWO [/i] To Open Folder Options in File Explorer Ribbon
    1. Open File Explorer (Win+E).

    2. Click/tap on the View tab, and click/tap on Options in the ribbon. (see screenshot below)


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]






    OPTION THREE [/i] To Open Folder Options in File Explorer File menu
    1. Open File Explorer (Win+E).

    2. Click/tap on the File tab, and click/tap on Change folder and search options in the File menu. (see screenshot below)


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]






    OPTION FOUR [/i] To Open Folder Options in File Explorer using Keyboard Shortcut
    1. Open File Explorer (Win+E).

    2. Press the Alt+V keys to see the available keyboard shortcuts in the "View" tab of the ribbon, and then press the Y and O keys. (see screenshots below)


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]






    OPTION FIVE [/i] To Open Folder Options from Quick Access in File Explorer
    1. Open File Explorer (Win+E).

    2. Right click or press and hold on navigation pane, and click/tap on Options. (see screenshot below)


    Open Folder Options in Windows 10 [​IMG]


    That's it,
    Shawn


    Related Tutorials

    :)
     
    acmanten, Jul 28, 2015
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    FOR WINDOWS 10

    1. RIGHT CLICK ON THE WINDOWS START ICON IN LOWER LEFT CORNER

    2. SELECT RUN

    3. TYPE REGEDIT

    4. CHOOSE TO ALLOW CHANGES

    5. OPEN FOLDER HKEY_CURRENT_USER

    6. OPEN FOLDER SOFTWARE

    7. OPEN FOLDER MICROSOFT

    8. OPEN FOLDER WINDOWS

    9. OPEN FOLDER CURRENTVERSION

    10. OPEN FOLDER EXPLORER

    11. OPEN FOLDER TYPEDPATHS

    12. DELETE ALL TYPED PATHS IN FOLDER
     
    BARTMEDLEY, Jul 28, 2015
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  3. Windows 10 Address Bar History

    FOR WINDOWS 10

    1. RIGHT CLICK ON THE WINDOWS START ICON IN LOWER LEFT CORNER

    2. SELECT RUN

    3. TYPE REGEDIT

    4. CHOOSE TO ALLOW CHANGES

    5. OPEN FOLDER HKEY_CURRENT_USER

    6. OPEN FOLDER SOFTWARE

    7. OPEN FOLDER MICROSOFT

    8. OPEN FOLDER WINDOWS

    9. OPEN FOLDER CURRENTVERSION

    10. OPEN FOLDER EXPLORER

    11. OPEN FOLDER TYPEDPATHS

    12. DELETE ALL TYPED PATHS IN FOLDER
     
    BARTMEDLEY, Jul 28, 2015
    #3
  4. Brink
    Brink New Member

    Open Folder Options in Windows 10

    Thank you Cliff. It has been corrected now. It looked like the r got cut off. *Smile
     
    Brink, Jul 28, 2015
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  5. blksith0 Win User
    TenForums has the best tutorial format, imo, with the most thorough screenshots and info provided. Props to whoever goes through the effort to set it up.
    Onto my question:
    Is the fastest native hotkey to open up the Folder Options window the Alt+V,Y,O combo?
     
    blksith0, Mar 22, 2017
    #5
  6. Brink
    Brink New Member
    Hello blksith0, *Smile

    It sure is while in File Explorer.
     
    Brink, Apr 4, 2018
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