How to Open Windows Explorer From the Start Menu

by Steven S. Warren
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Windows 7 is Microsoft's latest generation of operating system (OS) software. Windows Explorer is a file manager program that allows you to browse the contents of your hard drive. With Windows Explorer, you can browse your pictures, music, documents and videos from one location. You have three ways you can open Windows Explorer in Windows 7.

Step 1

Right-click the "Start" menu and click "Open Windows Explorer." Windows Explorer opens for you to browse your hard drive's contents.

Step 2

Press the "Windows" and "E" keys on the keyboard and Windows Explorer opens for you to browse your hard drive's contents.

Click the "Start" menu and type "explorer" in the instant search box. Windows Explorer appears in the list for you to click.

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About the Author

Steven S. Warren lives in sunny Florida. His articles and blogs have appeared on websites such as CIO Update, DevX, TechRepublic, SearchTechTarget, Datamation and DatabaseJournal. With more than 15 years of experience writing about technology, Warren's computer certifications include MCDBA, MCSE, MCSA, MCTS, CCA, CIW-SA, CIW-MA, Network+ and i-Net+. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Florida State University.

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