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How to access the File Explorer.

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File Explorer is the file management tool of the Microsoft® Windows® 10 operating system, which makes it easy to keep track of the files and folders that you work with on a regular basis. The File Explorer provides access to Quick Access , your Frequent folders, Recent files, Microsoft OneDrive® service , any Network you may be connected to, and all the hardware drives and files structure of the computer via This PC.

There are two common methods to access the File Explorer:

Method 1:

On the taskbar, click the File Explorer icon.

Method 2:

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. On the Start Menu, click the File Explorer icon.