Windows Enterprise Desktop:

File Explorer


December 2, 2019  12:15 PM

Transferrus Interruptus Resumes in Win10

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
File Explorer, File transfer, resume, Windows 10

This weekend, I stumbled across a Win10 feature I had no idea existed. Let me explain: my 15-year-old son is discovering the joys of music. I've got almost 1 TB of ripped CD files and digitized recordings, some dating back to my first post-college job. (I worked at the recording studio in the US...

November 8, 2019  5:52 PM

Debugging Win10 Explorer Crashes

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
explorer.exe error, File Explorer, Troubleshooting

Checked Reliability Monitor today, and was surprised to see Explorer.exe threw off 4 crashes in the last few days. Debugging Explorer crashes is an interesting exercise. All of these originate from BEX64, which points to another program hooked into File Explorer. You can learn a lot from reading...


November 1, 2019  12:55 PM

Recycle Bin Explorer Use

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
File Explorer, Recycle Bin, tips and tricks

It's safe to say that there's more to Windows 10 than any single user can know. I keep learning new stuff all the time. Case in point: Recycle Bin Explorer use. Until yesterday, I didn't know that typing "Recycle Bin" into the Explorer's address bar opens that built-in folder. At the same time it...


January 8, 2018  12:39 PM

RegHack Fixes Unwanted Win10 Thumbnail Deletions

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
File Explorer, Windows 10

Behind the scenes, Windows runs all kinds of background tasks to keep things working smoothly -- in theory, at least. However, users on TenForums.com report that...


December 23, 2017  12:08 PM

Undoing 7Zip ISO Association

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
File Explorer, Windows 10

Huh! I learned something interesting yesterday, thanks to some nice sleuthing work from my frequent Win10 collaborator, Kari Finn. We'd been chatting earlier in the week, and he'd asked me to open an ISO file to examine its contents. When I right-clicked on it, the "Mount" entry in the context...


April 1, 2016  8:22 AM

Tweaking File Explorer in Windows 10

Ed Tittel Ed Tittel Profile: Ed Tittel
File Explorer, Registry hacks, Windows 10

Include me among those who love to tweak and fiddle with their tools, including the Windows OS. I've also been vexed with a Windows 10 File Explorer default since its initial release. Recently, I was delighted to discover a registry tweak to get around my vexation. To my great relief, it enables...


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