Enable Popup Descriptions in File Explorer in Windows 10

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    The first thing that we need to do is right-click the lower left-hand corner of the screen
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    Then, we click "Control Panel"
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    When "Control Panel" opens, we need to click "Appearance and Personalization"
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    Then, we click "File Explorer Options"
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    A pop-up window will appear.
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    We need to click the "View" tab
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    We scroll down through the "Advanced settings" section to find and check "Show pop-up description for folder and desktop items"
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    Then, we click "OK"
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    We open File Explorer
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    We move the mouse cursor over any of the items
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    A description will pop up. In this case, we can see the that the free space is 151 GB, and the total disk size is 198 GB.
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Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

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