How to make File Explorer open “This PC” in Windows 10

This tutorial will show you step by step how to make File Explorer open “This PC” by default in Windows 10 (instead of “Quick Access”).


1. Open File Explorer.

2. Click on File located at the top left.

3. Click on Change folder and search options.

Windows 10 File Explorer Change and search options

A small “Folder Options” window will appear.

4. At Open File Explorer to, you click on the drop-down menu and select This PC instead of Quick Access.

Select This PC instead of Quick Access

5. Click on the Apply button at the bottom right of the window.

6. Click on the OK button.

When you now open File Explorer, you will see that it opens to “This PC”.

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