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How to Hide a Drive (Partition or Volume) in Windows 10

Without using any third-party software applications, Windows has built-in ability to lock or hide a disk drive from easy viewing from Windows Explorer or File Explorer. Hiding a drive is useful to prevent easy access to the [...]

By |2018-09-08T00:58:39+08:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

How to Restart Explorer.exe in Windows 10

The explorer.exe, or simply Explorer, is one of the prominent process viewable in Task Manager that is constantly and always running, and is commonly assumed as the Windows Explorer or File Explorer (in Windows 10). But the [...]

By |2017-03-29T15:20:40+08:00March 29th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Start Button Not Responding / Freezing / Unclickable in Windows 10 / 8.1

In Windows 10 or Windows 8.1, the Start button may sometime appear to be not working properly, where you cannot click on it. In other words, Start button seems to freeze, not responding, and not clickable. You [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:38:42+08:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Show & Reveal Windows Explorer Classic Menu Bar in Windows 7 / Vista

Similar to Internet Explorer 7 (see how to show classic menu bar in IE7), beginning from Windows Vista, and also in Windows 7, Windows Explorer has also hidden the classic menu bar by default, in favor of [...]

By |2017-05-03T23:35:39+08:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |14 Comments

Recover Lost or Missing System or Boot Drive Icon in Windows

If you don't notice yet, the system and boot drives in Windows operating system such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 has a different icon from the other normal non-system or [...]

By |2017-04-10T23:34:02+08:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , |4 Comments

Restore Missing or Deleted Favorite Links Shell Folder

In Windows Vista and Windows 7 Windows Explorer window, there are "Favorite Links" section in the navigation pane on the top left corner that display frequently used shortcut links. Users can add and remove the shortcuts and [...]

By |2017-03-27T22:54:15+08:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , |16 Comments

Change My Documents Folder Default Location Path in Windows

Since Windows 95, all versions of Windows operating system has included a special shell folder named My Documents, or simply Documents in Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. Most programs and applications [...]

How to Turn Off and Disable Thumbnail Preview in Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista

Beginning from Windows Vista, Windows operating system creates and generates a preview thumbnail for almost every file which the file format is supported when the file is been viewed in Windows Explorer, regardless view type selected, including [...]

Foxit PDF Preview Handler Free Download

Windows since Windows Vista and Microsoft Outlook since Outlook 2007 has great feature where users can preview the content of a file without actually opening the file. The direct preview is especially useful for file attachments sent [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:40:22+08:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Utilities|Tags: , , , |0 Comments