How to enable check boxes for items on Windows 8

In this tutorial, we will see how to enable check boxes on Windows 8 system. By enabling the check box, users can clearly see the selected items.

enable check boxes for items selection Windows 8

Steps to display check boxes for items on Windows

Method 1:

Step 1: Right click on the Start button and select File Explorer from the menu list or navigate to Windows 8 desktop and select File Explorer from the taskbar.

Step 2: In the File Explorer window, click View tab and navigate to Show/hide section.

Step 3: Now select mark the check box with caption as “item check boxes” to display the check box for selected item.

item check boxes Windows 8

Method 2:

Repeat Step 1 and Step 2 given in Method 1

Step 3: Click the Options in the File Explorer toolbar.

File Explorer options

Step 4: In the Folder Options window, click the View tab and mark the check box with label as “Use check boxes to select items”.

Use check boxes to selected items

Step 5: Click Apply button to apply and save the changes.

In Category: Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8

Ravi Shankar

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