Show the complete folder name in the header of Windows Explorer

Every Windows user knows the Windows Explorer . It has also been further developed under Windows 10 and has been given a new or adapted look . As you can see in the picture below, the header of the Windows Explorer shows the folder name by default, in which you are currently located.

We have outlined this in ” red ” below and the image shows that we are currently in the ” Solarwinds ” folder .

Path in Windows Explorer

Sometimes, however, it is desirable that not only the name of the current file folder is displayed, but also the entire path name including the partition. You can easily set this as follows. To do this, click the Windows ” Options ” in Windows Explorer and switch to the tab in the window that opens


Then you scroll down almost completely in the options, as you can see below in the Explorer options.

Show full path in the title bar

As can be seen in the marking, the crucial option is the following:

Show full path in the title bar

If you tick this option and then click on ” Apply ” or ” OK “, the entire folder name will be displayed as a whole in the Windows Explorer title bar , as can be seen here.

Show complete folder name in Windows Explorer

You can of course undo this change at any time. Below we have listed a few more interesting articles on the topic of Windows Explorer , some of which could make your work with Windows Explorer considerably easier. We would be happy if this information would help you.

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