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How To Restart The Windows Explorer Process In Windows 8

By Aman Singhal on Sep 10, 2012
In this article we are explaining how to restart the windows explorer process in windows 8.


In this article we are explaining how to restart the Windows Explorer Process in windows 8. When we install a program than we can restart our system in windows8. However, the same thing can be accomplished by restarting the Windows Explorer process. This article also provide how to easily restart the Windows Explorer process by using the Task Manager in Windows 8.

How to restart the Windows Explorer Process in Windows 8

To get this feature, These are the simple steps to follow

Step 1

First we start windows 8 start screen.


Step 2

We press the shortcut key in keyboard Ctrl+Shift+Esc, and open the Task Manager, and click More details to access the detailed interface.


Step 3

Make sure the Processes tab is active. Notice that the standard End Task button is available in the lower, right corner of the dialog box, and find the Windows Explorer in the Task Manager.


Step 4

Right-click on the Windows Explorer and select Restart. The Windows Explorer process closes and restarts automatically.


Step 5

After doing that we click the File menu and select Exit in the Task Manager.


This is one of the more useful, time saving changes made in Windows 8.


Aman Singhal
Aman Singhal

Aman Singhal is a software developer working with Microsoft technologies including .NET, Windows 8, ASP.NET and Windows Store apps.