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PC tip of the day - day 101: Different file views in Windows Explorer Part 1

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Windows Explorer (File Explorer in Windows 8) has different view options for viewing files and folders in the file (right) frame. The view button on the toolbar allows the user to select these views, or they can be chosen from the View menu. View options are Thumbnails (for images), Tiles, Icons, List and Details view. Try each one to see the difference between them.

In Windows 8 click the View tab on the top of the File Explorer window. You will see different view options starting with "Extra large icons." Mouse over each option and you will see how the view will look if you choose that option.

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