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How to access the File Explorer in Windows 8.

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There are four different methods you can use to access the File Explorer:

  • Press the Windows Logo + E key combination.
  • Press the Windows Logo + X key combination, and then click File Explorer.
  • In the new Windows User Interface (UI) Start screen, point to (but do not click) the lower-right or top-right corner of the screen, and in the Search field, type File Explorer and then press the Enter key.
  • In the new Windows User Interface (UI) Start screen, click the Desktop tile, and on the Taskbar, click the File Explorer icon.