How to Show Icons Instead of Thumbnails in File Explorer

By default, your Windows 11 File Explorer and desktop display thumbnails for files and folders. Follow these steps if you do not want to see thumbnails, but you do want icons: Open the File Explorer Options. Follow these steps to perform this task: Open Run by pressing Windows + R, type control folders, and then […]

How to Hide or Show Status Bar in File Explorer

By default, you will see the status bar in Windows 11 File Explorer. If you want to hide it, follow these steps: Launch the File Explorer Options. These steps will help you complete this task: Press Windows + R and type control folders. Then, press Enter. Click on the View tab. Unselect the “Show status […]

How to Remove Recently Used Files and Frequently Used Folders

By default, recently used files and frequently used folders are displayed in Windows 11 Quick access. If you want to remove those from Quick access, here are the steps: Open File Explorer Options. You can complete this task by following these steps: Open Run by pressing Windows + R. Type control folders and then press […]

How to Hide or Display Folder Size Information in Folder Tips

Windows 11 displays folder size information when you hover over a folder by default. If you do not want to see the folder size information, follow these steps: Open the File Explorer Options. Follow these steps to complete this task: Press Windows + R. Type control folders and then press Enter. Go to the View […]

How to Restore Previous Folder Windows at Logon

Imagine having two folders open on your PC – Documents and Downloads – and you shut down, restart, or log off from your computer when both folders are open. By default, you’ll only see the desktop next time you log in. If you want the opened folders to be automatically opened the next time you […]