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How to find huge files in Windows 11
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How to Find Huge Files in Windows 11

As you use your computer, number of files and folders can pile up in your drives. If you want to find specifically huge files, whether you want to delete them to save space, or just want to find out what they are or if there is any file of that […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to Remove Checkboxes From Icons in Windows 11
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How to Remove Checkboxes From Icons in Windows 11

If you see checkboxes (tick box, check mark) on each of your files and folders icons on the desktop or in File Explorer, this guide will show you how to remove the checkboxes from the icons in Windows 11. Why is there a check mark on my desktop icons? The […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
how to search only video files in Windows 11
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How to Search Only Video Files in Windows 11

In File Explorer, other than just searching by keywords, you can also enter a search syntax to search for a specific kind of files, file type, size of files, etc. in Windows 11. This short tutorial will show you how to search only video files or find only a specific […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to preview videos in File Explorer Windows 11
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How to Preview Files, Images and Videos in File Explorer on Windows 11

In Windows 11, you can enable the preview pane which will appear as a column on the right in File Explorer. The preview pane is able to show a preview of currently selected photo, video, text file, PDF file, word document, and other supported file type. This short tutorial will […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to add settings file explorer folders to Start menu next to Power button Windows 11
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Add Settings, Folders, etc. on Start next to Power button in Windows 11

Have you seen someone’s Windows 11 has these convenient quick access buttons such as Settings, File Explorer and some folders that appear next to the Power button in the Start menu? This short tutorial will show you how to add these buttons such as Settings, File Explorer and quick access […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to remove Recommended from Start menu Windows 11
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How to Remove “Recommended” From Start Menu in Windows 11

In Windows 11, there is a new feature in the Start menu called Recommended. The Recommended section will show a few of your most recently opened files and apps. It makes it a lot easier for users to access to their recent files quickly by simply going into Start menu. […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to refresh folder in File Explorer Windows 11
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How to Refresh File Explorer in Windows 11

Since Windows 11, the “Refresh” option no longer appears in the main context menu when you right-click in the File Explorer window, regardless which folder or directory you are on. So, where did the button go? How do we refresh File Explorer on Windows 11? Windows 11: How to Refresh […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
Delete Recent Files or Frequent Folders Windows 11
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How to Disable Recent Files and Frequent Folders in Windows 11

Don’t want anyone else to be able to see your recently used files or frequently used folders? This is a common problem for many users who share their computers with other people such as their family members. When you open File Explorer in Windows 11, Windows will show a directory […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to Set File Explorer Default to This PC on Windows 11
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How to Set File Explorer to Default Open to “This PC” on Windows 11

By default, when you open File Explorer on Windows 11, it will open in “Quick access” –  a place where the default folders, frequently and recently visited files and folders are shown. It does not show your devices and drives like how the “My computer” or “This PC” would show […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago
How to Create This PC Shortcut on Desktop in Windows 11
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How to Create “This PC” Shortcut on Desktop in Windows 11

Similar to Windows 10, the old “My computer” is called “This PC” on Windows 11. The “This PC” shortcut, by default, will not appear on desktop, taskbar or start menu on a freshly installed or updated Windows 11 PC. If you want to access to “This PC” from a desktop […]

By Nyau Wai Hoe, ago