How to use checkbox for selecting items in Windows Explorer

Windows system allows users to use check box for selecting items in Windows Explorer. This is a new feature introduced in Windows Vista and Windows 7. You can enable this feature using settings available in Folder options.

Click the Control Panel and select Folder Options from the list.

Folder Options Windows Vista

In the Folder Options window, navigate to View tab and mark the check box with label as Use check boxes to select items. Click Ok button to confirm and save the changes.

Now when you browse and select any items on Window Explorer, you can notice check box available for selecting those items.

Check box Selecting Items Windows Explorer

In Category: Vista, Windows, Windows 7

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