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Basic File Explorer Search Shortcuts In Windows 10

As promised, below are more lovely shortcuts!

Windows + E — Opens File Explorer

  • CTRL + F or CTRL + E or CTRL + F3 — Will place your pointer in your search bar
  • CTRL + L or Alt + D — Places your pointer in your address bar
  • Up Arrow — Selects result above
  • Down Arrow — Selects result below
  • Left Arrow — Selects result to the right
  • Left Arrow — Selects result to the left
  • Enter — Opens selected file
  • Backspace or Alt + Left Arrow — Returns to previous page
  • Alt +  Right Arrow — Goes to next page
  • Alt + Up Arrow — Returns to folder that your current file or folder resides
  • Esc — Clears your search or address bar

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