• Start Windows Explorer with admin privileges in a non-admin account

    Start Windows Explorer with admin privileges while using a non-admin account.

    ITKE353,260 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Explorer shortcut to root drive with folders view

    Learn step-by-step how to create a Windows Explorer shortcut on your task bar that opens directly to the root drive.

    ITKE353,260 pointsBadges:
  • Windows kiosk mode locks down PCs, but note workarounds

    Switching from the Windows Explorer shell to a particular app can be useful for single-purpose devices, but users can still foil Windows kiosk mode.

    ITKE353,260 pointsBadges:
  • Can we stop users from accidentally dragging and dropping directories?

    We are having a problem with people accidentally dragging and dropping directories from one location to another in Windows Explorer. Is there a way to make Windows Explorer to give a popup message asking you to confirm your intention when dragging and dropping?

    jerry111,065 pointsBadges:
  • Trying to connect to a share on a network drive using ‘exodusdocs’

    I am trying to connect to a share on a network drive using only Windows Explorer (\exodusdocs). When I press enter it prompts for a password exodusguest. Is there any other way to do this other than mapping the share or by adding your user ID on the network's machine? I may want to connect to...

    SearchWinIT2,435 pointsBadges:
  • Exporting several registry keys

    I want to export several registry keys in the Registry windows, just like when I copy several files not together in the Windows Explorer. Is that possible?

    SearchWinIT2,435 pointsBadges:
  • Why can’t I delete a file on a Win2k Pro machine?

    I'm trying to delete a file on a Win2k Pro machine. It says it cannot find the file when using command prompt. When using Windows Explorer, it generates an error saying the file can't be deleted/moved/copied, etc. How do you delete a file with a name that may be too long? And why did it let the...

    jerry111,065 pointsBadges:
  • Enhancing folder view retention in Explorer

    A registry change can make viewing folders easier for your users.

    Chunter321,160 pointsBadges:
  • How do I map users’ home folders in Windows Explorer?

    I have a standalone (member) Windows 2000 server with 25 Windows XP desktops connected. DNS is installed but not Active Directory, as there are some very intricate problems to be resolved first. This server will be used to host a proprietary application. When setting up users, I have filled in...

    jerry111,065 pointsBadges:
  • Explorer uses 100% of CPU

    Whenever I launch any of the Explorer-type programs, the CPU usage shoots straight to 100% and stays there, effectively wiping out anything else I'm trying to do until I kill it using Task Manager / End Task (they won't close by the usual method, i.e. clicking the top right-hand corner cross). It...

    SearchWinIT2,435 pointsBadges:

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.