How to Restore Previous Opened Folders at Logon on Windows 11/10?

When you restart your computer, you lose all the opened apps and folders. But, what if you always work with several folders and want to restore them when you restart your computer? It is possible on Windows 11/10 to restore the previous folders after restarting your computer on which you were working. Microsoft has provided a separate option to restore these folders. That means no need to remember the folder name on which you were working before.

In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you through restoring the previously opened folders at Logon on Windows 11/10.

How to Revive Previous Opened Folders at Logon on Windows 11?

Step 1. Open File Explorer by pressing Windows + E keys simultaneously from the keyboard.

Alternatively, perform a right-click on the Start button or press Windows + X hotkey on your keyboard. Click on the File Explorer option to open it from the available options.

Step 2. Click on the three dots menu (…) and select Options from the drop-down in the File Explorer window.

Step 3. After completing the above steps, the Folder Options dialog will open.

Step 4. Click on the View tab.

Step 5. Under the Advanced settings section, check the option Restore previous folder windows at logon.

Step 6. Click Apply.

Step 7. Click OK.

That’s it! Open a few folders on your computer and then restart your computer without closing them. After sign-in in to your machine, you will notice that all the folders opened before restarting your computer have been restored.

How to Restore Previous Opened Folders at Logon on Windows 10?

Step 1. Press Windows + E keys together to open File Explorer dialog. Alternatively, double-click on This PC icon on the desktop to open it.

Step 2. Click on the View menu and then select Options in the ribbon to open the Folder Options dialog.

Step 3. Now, the Folder Options window opens.

Step 4. Click on the View tab.

Step 5. Click the checkbox labeled with Restore previous folder windows at logon.

Step 6. Click on the Apply button.

Step 7. Finally, click on the OK button.

That’s it. All the folders that were opened before doing shutdown will be restored automatically when you sign in to your computer after shutdown or restart your PC.

Good luck.

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