How to create a shortcut to restart Windows Explorer
Many people often use "fast reboot", i.e., restart Windows Explorer. How to do it quickly, without unnecessary clicks and without having to reboot? Down here is a manual with the simplest way to do this.
First thing we need to create a batch file (.cmd) to restart Explorer, open the Start → Accessories → Run or use a keyboard shortcut Win + R. In the window write:
Note: Path :d can be replaced by desired location.
You can see an empty Notepad window, paste the following into it and save:
@echo off taskkill /IM explorer.exe /F start explorer.exe
Next, create a shortcut (click on the desktop → New → Shortcut) in the window, write the path to the file rexplorer.cmd:
Give the name of the new shortcut:
Now the shortcut is created, at startup Windows Explorer will be re-launched. This manual will be useful for users who often "play" with system files, replacing them with modified ones. Then restart the Windows shell or reboot.