How to add new column file explorer on Windows 8

Windows 8 provides users with the option to add or remove columns in file explorer. The below screenshot shows a file explorer with default columns like Name, Date Modified, Type and Size.

Windows File Explorer Columns


Now if you want to add “Date Created” column also to this list then you can customize it use View Options. Click the View menu and navigate to Current view section.

Add Columns File Explorer

Then click Add columns and select Date created from the dropdown list.

Customize Columns in File Explorer

You also have the option to select more columns using Choose columns option.

Choose Details

Now the selected column should appear in the File explorer window.

Customize columns in Windows 8 File Explorer

 Also See: How to enable check boxes for items on Windows 8

In Category: Windows, Windows 8

Ravi Shankar

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