Okay, so you use Windows: for work, for browsing and for gaming. The thing is, when it’s time to sort through and find files, Windows isn’t the most intuitive program to use. The newer, more powerful Windows Search helps, but in the end, it’s always better to have a system that you dictate.
This is all about Windows Explorer, also called the File Explorer or simply “Explorer.” This is not be confused with Microsoft’s similarly named browser, Internet Explorer. But whether you know the name, you know the procedure: Explorer is what you’re dealing with when you’re opening folders, opening subfolders, finding shortcuts, and moving files.
Everyone can do it, but when it comes to optimizing the way your PC works, there is a built in system for linking those things you use most often. Everyone knows how to save stuff on the desktop, but what if you’re desktop’s getting full? For that matter – what if you actually want it empty?
First, Get Organized
Whether you’re the type of person that prefers neat-and-tidiness, or you’re laid back, letting things install where they want, it never hurts to keep tabs on where things are ending up. There are lots of tools designed to “clean up” your desktop, but in the end, the best person to sort your stuff is you. Continue reading