Windows Explorer is a built-in application that allows you to organize and view files and folders. It is also called as File Explorer in Windows 10 operating system and later versions.
Launch Windows Explorer
To launch the Windows Explorer application, click on the Explorer icon on the taskbar or in the Start Menu, or double-click on any folder on the desktop. A new Explorer window will appear.
What is a folder?
The Windows operating system uses folders to help you organize files. You can create or put files inside a folder, just like you would put documents inside a real file folder.
What is a file?
Files are entities that store different types of data. There are many different types of files you can use. For example, Microsoft Word documents, digital photos, digital music, and digital videos are all types of files. When you use different applications, you’ll often be viewing, creating, or editing files. Files are usually represented by an icon.