The File Explorer, or explorer.exe, is one of the core processes of Windows 10. All major applications and processes on the Windows 10 Operating System are controlled and optimised by the explorer.exe. So, if any of the UI elements or applications stop responding on Windows 10, the first thing you should do to fix the problem is restart the File Explorer (explorer.exe).
In this tutorial, we will show you how you can restart the File Explorer (explorer.exe) on your Windows 10 PC.
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Using the Task Manager
Step 1. Right Click on the Task bar on your Windows 10 PC.
Step 2. From the pop up menu, click on the Task Manager Option.