Category Archives: Windows File Explorer

Quickly empty the Recycle Bin ~ How to add “Empty Recycle Bin” to Quick Access Toolbar

Recycle Bin on Windows File Explorer is a useful tool for managing deleted files. Usually, “Recycle Bin” is displayed at the 1bottom of navigation pane of File Explorer. When selecting a file in “Recycle Bin”, “Recycle Bin” icon is embedded 1Manage > 2Empty Recycle Bin option in the ribbon Menu. Clicking it, you can delete… Read More »

[Windows 10]How to mount and assign OneDrive as a network drive in Windows File Explorer

Microsoft’s OneDrive is an online storage service that can store data files such as documents and photos on the cloud (Internet). If you synchronize on-line OneDrive with OneDrive folder on PC, you can share data with each other. For example, if you save the file to OneDrive on your PC, it will be automatically copied… Read More »

[Windows10] Detailed setting of Search index file: Adding, excluding, changing the file type of the index

Prev1234Next The current list of indexes is displayed, and you can add new indexes, remove unnecessary places, and so on. Reconfigure the location of the index ▼ Index these locations : The list displayed in the 1“Included Locations” is the current indexing target. If you want to change the drive or folder targeted by the… Read More »

How to disable the Windows Search service in Windows File Explorer and stop the search index

Prev1234Next You can use the search tool to find what you need in a large number of files. Indexing allows you to perform searches quickly. But, it is an unnecessary tool for users who do not use any search tools at all. Here shows how to Invalidate Windows Search index. Note that this search function… Read More »

[Windows10] How to Minimize indexing function without stopping Windows Search service

Prev1234Next It may be unnecessary index information for users who do not use the search tool at all, but if you disable / invalidate Windows Search for indexing and searching, it may affect other tools that are associated with it and cause operation defects. For example, The search results for “Windows search box” in the… Read More »