Tip 11 – Simple, secret Windows tips and tricks

Add new folders to File Explorer’s FavoritesAnother way to quickly open favored folders is, well, by adding them to the Favorites section at the top of File Explorer. The process for doing so isn’t exactly obvious, however.Drag the folder itself onto the Favorites icon in File Explorer’s left-hand pane, or navigate to the chosen folder directly, then right-click the Favorites icon and select Add current location to Favorites.Dropping common folders into Favorites is especially handy when it comes time to save files. If you wind up filling your Favorites with too much stuff, just right-click the icon in File Explorer and select Restore Favorites links to wipe the slate clean and bring back the default folders.