Have you ever observed that when you open a folder in Windows 10 File Explorer, the title bar shows the folder name alone? This risewindows article will walk you through changing the behavior of Windows 10 and displaying the absolute path of the folder in the title bar.
On Windows 10, there are at least two ways to display the full folder path in the File Explorer title bar. You have two options: Folder Options or Registry Editor. You can make changes to your PC using either of these methods.
How to Make Visible Full Folder Path in Title Bar of Windows 10 File Explorer?
Using Folder Options
To make the full path of a folder visible in the title bar of Windows 10 file explorer, use the Folder Options:
Step 1. Firstly, open Folder Options.
Step 2. Select the
Step 3. Then, check the option “Display the full path in the title bar” under the “Advanced settings” section.
Step 4. Now, click on the
Step 5. At last, press the
There’s no need to restart your computer now.
The full path of the folder will appear in the title bar of Windows 10 File Explorer the next time you open it.
Through Registry Editor
If you want to use Registry Editor to show or hide the full path of a folder in the title bar of Windows 10 File Explorer, follow these steps:-
Step 1. First of all, open Registry Editor.
Step 2. When Registry Editor appears on your PC, browse to the following key in the left side pane:-
Step 3. From the right-side of the “CabinetState” folder, double-click on the
Step 4. Enter the following number in the “Value data” field:
- 0: To hide absolute path.
- 1: To show the absolute path.
Step 5. Now, click on the
Step 6. At last, restart your computer to apply the change.
Following the completion of the preceding steps, Windows 10 will display or hide the full path of the folder in the File Explorer title bar, depending on your preference.
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