Whjere can I find Windows Explorer?

  Ankermi31 15:23 13 Dec 2005

Hi, I have Windows XP Windows Edition. Had system 12 months but little used due to eye surgery til now!

Today decided to use Windows Explorer but its "hiding away". I have no icon on the desk top and going into Start, Accessories,where I thought it might be lurking have discovered it is not there either

Whilst not a major problem would like to find it.

Any ideas please.

  Stuartli 15:28 13 Dec 2005

It should be in Start>Programs>Windows Explorer.

  rawprawn 15:29 13 Dec 2005

Go to Start/Search and type Windows Explorer it will find it for you and then you can drag a shortcut onto your desktop

  Gongoozler 15:31 13 Dec 2005

Hi Ankermi. Look for C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe, and create a shortcut to it. If you make the target of the shortcut C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe /e,C:, then Windows Explorer will open at the C: drive. You can modify the last bi for any start point you want. If you need further advice on this, just ask.

  recap 15:33 13 Dec 2005

Right click the Start button and select Explore.

  pauldonovan 15:34 13 Dec 2005

Try holding "Windows Key" and E down to get Explorer. Also can right-click on the Start menu and pick "Explore" from the menu that comes up. I never go finding it in the menus these days.

  Ankermi31 15:38 13 Dec 2005

Sorry Guys
Stuart it is not in Strt Programs Windows Explorer!! Got Internet Explorer.

rawprawn. No sorry. Does not like that either says nothing found!!

Tried yours too! I put your C:\etc etc IN sTART/search and tried various options and it says no no no!

So I am asking again please (I have a bit of a sight prob so sorry about mistakes etc and no tech replies either please!!)

  Hamish 15:43 13 Dec 2005

Try, Start, Programs, Accessories and it should be lurking in there.

  rawprawn 15:51 13 Dec 2005

Go to Start/Run/Type sfc /scannow (watch the space between sfc and /) hit enter. You will need your XP disc

  Graham ® 15:54 13 Dec 2005

I seem to remenber in the mists of time I posted about my Windows Explorer going missing. Try: Start, Run, 'sfc /scannow', OK. Note the space. This will scan for missing or corrupt files.

  rawprawn 15:57 13 Dec 2005

I am not certain that sfc will replace Windows Explorer if nt look at this click here

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