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Working with Personal Folders

File Explorer comes with a personal folder that stores your most frequently used folders in one location. The personal folder appears in File Explorer with the name of the person logged on to the PC computer. The personal folder only contains files and folders associated with a user account and are unique for each user. The personal folder includes a variety of folders: Contacts, Desktop, Downloads, Favorites, Links, My Documents, My Music, My Pictures, My Videos, Saved Games, and Searches. You can access these folders using the personal folder from File Explorer under Desktop. The My Documents, My Pictures, My Music, and My Videos folders are included in the Documents, Pictures, Music, and Videos libraries respectively, so you can also access them by name in File Explorer.

View and Open a Personal Folder

  • yellow-1.jpg In the desktop, click or tap the File Explorer button on the taskbar.
  • yellow-2.jpg Click or tap the Desktop in the Navigation pane.
  • yellow-3.jpg Double-click or double-tap the folder with the user account’s name to open it.
  • yellow-4.jpg Double-click or double-tap a folder to open it.
  • yellow-5.jpg When you’re done, click or tap the Close button.
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