Open File Explorer to This PC or Quick Access by default in Windows 10

Hello ! welcome to our Blog.In this tutorial lets see how to change the opening of quick 

access to This PC so that windows loads "This PC" when you clicked on File Explorer.

by default.

What is File Explorer ???

File Explorer is an important part of our PC's,As the name indicates it is used for exploring 

our files that are inside our storage device like Hard disk,USB,etc...

This Explorer is used by most of our Windows Process.


Open File Explorer to This PC or Quick Access by default in Windows 10


[Also See : Different Ways to restart Windows Explorer] 

How to Change it ???

By default in Some PC's Opening the File Explorer Will take us to Quick Access (Where We 

Can use/See Our Frequently Used items.)instead of This PC which is time consuming. So if 

You wish to Change File Explorer back to 

open This PC instead of Quick Access 

(or) This PC to Quick Access then Follow the Steps below.

Step 1 : Login to your Windows 10 PC(Which is Primitive Step)

Step 2 : Open File Explorer or Press Windows + E or Open This PC

[See : How to Create Shortcut for My computer(This PC) in Windows 10]

Step 3 : Click on File tab,Which is on top of the tab.

Step 4 : Select Change Folder and Search Options / Options.

Step 5 : Find the Option Open File Explorer to....

The Above Option Will be As An first Option in General tab.

To Open File Explorer to This PC :


Open File Explorer to This PC or Quick Access by default in Windows 10

  • Select the Option and Scroll down/up.

  • Select  This PC. 

  • Click on Apply.

  • Click on Ok.

To Open File Explorer to Quick Access :

  • Follow Steps 1 to 5 .

  • Select Quick Access.

  • Click on Apply.

  • Click on OK.

Step 6 : Close the Window.

Open File Explorer Again to note Changes...

That's it..

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