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Tutorial How to Open Windows Explorer (Complete + Picture)

Windows Explorer is an application software which is an inseparable part of several versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system that provides a graphical interface for users to access the file system. So, this Windows Explorer must already be available and available laptops / computers that use the Windows operating system.

From the name we already know, that Windows Explorer is only intended for Windows operating systems not for Mac or Linux. Opening Windows Explorer on a laptop / computer is very easy. But, maybe for those of you who are used to using Mac or Linux will be confused how to open it.

How to Open Windows Explorer

Actually there are so many ways to open Windows Explorer on your laptop / computer. But, maybe for some people who are new to laptops or just have a laptop / computer do not really understand and understand ways to open Windows Explorer. Here are some ways that you can choose to open Windows Explorer. Immediately, see some ways that you can use below.

1. Through the Icon in the Taskbar

The first way to open Windows Explorer is through the Windows Explorer icon in the taskbar. All you have to do is click on the folder icon and Windows Explorer will open directly. As shown below:

 How to Open Windows Explorer Through the Taskbar

This first method is the most widely used method by Windows users to open Windows Explorer.

2. Through Run

The next way to open Windows Explorer is through Run. You just press the key combination Windows + R on the keyboard. As shown below:

 win + r

Then, the Run window will open. Then, after that, please type Explorer.exe and press Enter . As in the picture below.

 explorer.exe

Then, Windows Explore will immediately open.

3. Using the Keyboard

The next way to open Windows Explorer is to use the keyboard. All you have to do is press the key combination Windows + E on your keyboard. As shown below:

 Tutorial How to Open Windows Explorer

This method is also the most popular method used by Windows users to open Windows Explorer. Because this method is very practical and easy.

4. Through the Context Menu on the Start Button

The next way to open Windows Explorer is by pressing the Win + X on the keyboard or by right clicking on the start button. As in the picture below.

 win + x

Then, the context menu will appear, just choose File Explorer and Windows Explorer will open.

 select file explorer

5. Through the Context Menu Icon of Windows Explorer

The next method is also almost similar to the way through the context menu of the Start button, this method utilizes the context menu of the Windows Explorer icon. This method is useful for those of you who have opened several Windows Explorer and want to open a new Windows Explorer.

How, please move your cursor to the icon Windows Explorer on the taskbar and right click . As in the picture below.

 right click

After that click on the menu File Explorer, then a new Windows Explorer will open.

 select file explorer

6. Through Command Prompt

Then, the next way to open Windows Explorer is to use the Command Prompt (CMD). This method is not so different from the way through Run, the method is almost the same.

Please open Command Prompt as shown below.

 Here's How to Open Windows Explorer [19659002] Then, please type explorer.exe and press enter. As in the picture below.

 type explorer.exe

Finished, then Windows Explorer will open.

7. Through the Search Feature in Windows

For those of you who use Windows 8 / 8.1, you can take advantage of the search feature and type File Explorer. After the search results appear, click File Explorer. As in the picture below.

 search windows explorer

Then, Windows Explorer will open.

8. Through Desktop Shortcut

The last way is through desktop shortcut. If you don't have a Windows Explorer shortcut on the desktop, you can create it yourself.

How, please click right on the desktop. Then, click New and select Shortcut . As in the picture below.

 new shortcut

Then, please type C: Windows Explorer.exe in the box provided. Then, please click on Next . As in the picture below.

 enter the location of the item

Then, please give a name to your liking, for example Windows Explorer or explorer. Then, please click Finish . As in the picture below.

 for the name Windows Explorer

So, the Windows Explorer shortcut appears. Please click 2 times then Windows Explorer will open.

 Successful shortcut

This is the tutorial for several ways to open Windows Explorer easily. Hopefully this tutorial can be useful. Thank you ?

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