Restarting Windows Explorer

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Restarting Windows Explorer

Windows Explorer is used to view and manage all file resources on the computer. If the computer gets stuck or breaks down, you can restart Windows Explorer to recover the system.

To do this, performing the following steps:

  1. Right-click on the taskbar at the bottom of the screen and click Task Manager. Alternatively, you can press the Ctrl, Alt, and Del keys at the same time and select Task Manager.

  2. Click More details.

  3. Find and click Windows Explorer, and click Restart in the lower right corner.

    Alternatively, right-click Windows Explorer and select Restart.

    Alternatively, right-click Windows Explorer and select End task.

  4. Click File and Select Run new task.

  5. Enter explorer.exe and click OK.

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