How to troubleshoot when Windows® Explorer history is Full in Microsoft® Windows® 7
What are the different ways to fix the Windows Explorer history become full in Windows 7?
The Windows Explorer is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft Windows Operating System from Windows 95 onwards. A graphical user interface is provided for accessing the file systems. Also it is the component of the operating system that presents many user interface items on the monitor such as the taskbar and desktop. Windows Explorer provides detailed information about your files, folders, and drives. You can use it to see how your files are organized and to copy, move, and rename files, as well as perform other tasks pertaining to files, folders, and drives. One of the simplest ways to access Windows Explorer is right click the Start menu or the My Computer icon and select Explore.
The details mentioned below discuss about the different ways to fix the Windows Explorer history when it becomes full in Windows 7:
- Delete a previous Windows Explorer search
- Delete search history results for names of files and folders
- Delete From Explorer Search Window
Delete a previous Windows Explorer search
The problem of slow performance of your computer shows that, it might be time to clear out some history files. Windows OS saves a record of all websites that you have visited as well as any searches you have performed. The temporary storage space of your hard drive starts to fill up as the list accumulates, or caches. It becomes a burden on your system while computer caches can be useful when you are attempting to find a visited site. The deletion of your previous searches is a straightforward process that works in any of the Windows operating platforms.
Delete search history results for names of files and folders
Windows has a utility called Windows Explorer and within that, you are able to search files and folders saved on your computer. The search term is saved when you type in and execute a search term in Windows Explorer. So, the next time you try to search for a file or folder, you could view previous searches. You could delete the search history results for files and folders if you do not want these searches stored on your computer.
Windows Explorer search window is the window in which Windows Explorer search results are displayed. The users can access the file from the window just as they could from any other Windows Explorer window when users utilize the Windows Explorer search function to easily locate a file. The users could delete from the Explorer search window in the same manner as deleting any file from any window.
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