“Windows cannot Find, Make Sure You Typed the Name Correctly” is a common error that can occur on any version of Windows, from Windows Vista to Windows 10. Here are some ways to fix it.
Recently, many users reflect that, when they use the key combination Windows + E to open Windows File Explorer, the screen constantly appear error.
Often the error only occurs when you try to open a file, such as an executable (.exe) file on Windows. However, the error now occurs even when you open the File Explorer by shortcut.
If you pay close attention, you will see an error occuring during Windows trying to run Explorer.exe.
The same error may also occur if you try to open File Explorer from the Run dialog box. To open the Run dialog box, press Windows + R to open the Run dialog box, then type explorer into it and press Enter and on the screen you will also get the error:
“Windows can not find, make sure you typed the name correctly and then try again”
However, this error does not occur when you open File Explorer directly by clicking on the File Explorer icon on the Taskbar or in the case of double click on the This PC icon on the desktop.
If you check your Windows directory, you may find that the explorer.exe file is still working properly. And the error only appears in the case when you open File Explorer in other ways, do not have to open File Explorer directly on the Taskbar.
If you are facing similar errors, apply the following two ways to fix Windows can not find, Make Sure You Typed the Name Correctly.
Option 1: Restart the computer
Although this is a temporary solution, you should try it anyway. Save all the work you are doing, close all applications and reboot your computer. After the computer boots up, use the Run dialog box to open the File Explorer.
If the error persists, you do not need to take further steps. If the error persists, proceed to the steps below.
Option 2: Change Open File Explorer Settings To This PC
Also, you can fix the “Windows Can not Find” error by setting the Open File Explorer to This PC on the Properties window.
Follow the steps below:
– Open File Explorer by double-clicking the File Explorer icon on the Taskbar. Or alternatively, double-click the This PC icon on your desktop to open the File Explorer.
– On the File Explorer window, click the View tab, then click Options.
– Select the option Change folder and search options.
– On the General tab, find the option called “Open File explorer to:“.
– If this option is set to Quick Access, click the down arrow icon and select the option This PC.
– Click Apply to save the changes.
Finally press the Windows + R key combination to open the Run window, then type explorer into it and press Enter to open the File Explorer and the “Windows Can not Find, Make Sure You Typed the Correctly” error has succeeded.