How to Enable or Disable Check Boxes in Windows 11

If you want to selectively select multiple items in the Windows 11 File Explorer or desktop without a keyboard, then you need to enable “check boxes.” You can do it as follows: Open the File Explorer Options. Follow these steps to perform this task: Open Run by pressing Windows + R, type control folders, and […]

How to Hide or Show Pop-Up Description in Windows 11

Whenever you hover over an item in Windows 11 File Explorer or on a desktop, you will see a pop-up description. If you want, you can hide it in Windows 11. Here’s how to do it. Navigate to the View tab in the File Explorer Options. Open the File Explorer Options by pressing Windows + […]

How to Open This PC Instead of Quick Access

By default, Windows 11 File Explorer opens Quick access. If you want File Explorer to open This PC instead of Quick access, follow the steps below: Open the File Explorer Options. You can complete this task by following these steps: Open Run by pressing Windows + R. Type control folders and then press the Enter […]

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 […]