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When you try to launch the File Explorer and face ‘Windows cannot find error’ on your system, then, of course, it annoys you. Also, this error happens due to some files or programs are wrong. Also, it may occur due to the influence of secondary app or internal system breakdowns. So, if you are in trouble with the same error, then here are the instructions below.

Choose This PC Option of File Explorer

To repair the ‘Windows Can’t Find’ error by choosing This PC option of File Explorer, pursue the whole procedure mentioned below:

  1. Go to the taskbar on your system.
  2. After that, select the button of File Explorer.
  3.  Choose the “View” section.
  4. Hold the Options button, then select the “Change folder and search” option through its menu.
  5. The option will invoke the screen and select the This PC option through the “Open File Explorer” to the drop-down menu.
  6. Now, click on the Apply and OK options over the screen of Folder Options.

Register Windows 10 Applications Again

To repair the ‘Windows Can’t Find’ error by register Windows 10 app again, pursue the whole procedure mentioned below: –

  1. Navigate to the taskbar on your PC.
  2. After that, select the File option and then choose “Run new task.”
  3. You should input “PowerShell” into it and select the OK button.
  4. Then mark the box of the “Create this task with administrative privileges” box.
  5. You have to choose the OK button to invoke the screen.
  6. Later, insert Get-AppXPackage | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode-Register“$($_.InstallLocation)AppXManifest.xml”} into the PowerShell section.
  7. Then hit the Enter button.
  8. Now, restart the system.

Re-register Windows 10 Applications with PowerShell

To repair the ‘Windows Can’t Find’ error by re-register Windows 10 app with PowerShell, pursue the whole procedure mentioned below:

  1. You should click on the Start key and select the Settings button.
  2. After that, choose the Apps option to invoke the list of applications.
  3. You should choose the application to reset.
  4. Later, choose the “Advanced options” to invoke the Reset option of the application.
  5. Now, hold the Reset option and select the Reset once more to re-register the chosen application.

Invoke the MS Store Application Troubleshooter

To repair the ‘Windows Can’t Find’ error by invoking the MS Store app troubleshooter, pursue the whole procedure mentioned below:

  1. Hold the Windows + I key altogether over the keyboard to open the settings.
  2. After that, select “Update and Security.”
  3. Then choose the Troubleshoot option to open the troubleshooter list.
  4. Later, choose the “Windows Store App troubleshooter” then select the “Run the troubleshooter.”
  5. Now, select the button Next to go via the resolution of the troubleshooter.

Change the Name of Exe Files

To repair the ‘Windows Can’t Find’ error by changing the name of exe files, pursue the whole procedure mentioned below:

  1.  Search for the location of the program’s folder showing the error in the File Explorer.
  2. If the program has a shortcut on the desktop, you should reach the icon, and right-click on it then choose the “Open file location.”
  3. Choose the Exe program into the File Explorer and hit the F2 button.
  4. Now, input a different title for the file, then hit the Return button.

These solutions can resolve Windows cannot find errors for apps, file explorer, and other desktop software.

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