How to make Windows 10 folders landscape-oriented

With the release of Windows 11, icons have a new re-drawn style, which is landscape-oriented. But what if you don’t want to update Windows 10 to 11… How to make Windows 10 folders landscape-oriented?  

This method cannot be achieved in the standard Windows settings but can be done using the Folder Marker utility. Folder Marker is software that helps you label your folders with one mouse-click and make them landscape-oriented, even in Windows 10.

So, install Folder Marker if you still do not, and then follow the instructions. If you already have a Folder Marker – go to the instructions.

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How to set double color for all subfolders and single color for the main one?

When you are working with a ton of documents on a computer, you need to categorize them with a couple of aspects to not get lost. So, you want to set double color for all subfolders and a single color for the main one like here:

The main folder and sub-folders
The main folder and sub-folders

Such a method can be helpful when you have your categorizing system based on folders and subfolders, making two criteria folders (like “green-yellow folder”, where green means – work files, and yellow – reports). Or want to divide folders by type. In this article, I’ll show you how to achieve this with the help of a Folder Marker and a Two-color Set.

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Color-Code folders on Windows like on Mac

If you’ve been working with Mac and then changed to Windows, you might have run into a problem – no color labels. On a Mac, it is convenient to tag folders with colors – this is a built-in function, on Windows, there is no such. But there is a solution – it can be done with Folder Marker, a software that will help to make folders of different colors. Read this article and see how to color-code folders on Windows like on Mac!    

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Changing the Color of the File Name in Windows

How to change the color of the file name in Windows? – a common question from Windows users. Despite a lot of properties and design convenience, one thing in Windows is missing – a feature that may give you control over the color of file names. 

So, I can’t do this? It is possible to change the color of the actual file name, but it is a limited process. Read an article, and we will show you one method on how to change the color of the file name + alternatives how you can differentiate files by their icon colors. 

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How to Restore default icon for a Folder in Windows 10

Did you put the theme on your desktop and want to return the icons to the standard look? Or used some incomprehensible icon changer programs and forgot how to restore it? Or corny If you already changed any folder icon, and then changed your mind and want to restore the default icon.

It can be done in different methods: in Properties, in desktop.ini, or with the help of utilities. In this post, we will show you how to restore the default icon for personal folders after changing in Windows 10 in various ways.

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How to Organize Computer Files: Top 9 Electronic File Management Tips

What is the point of why electronic file management tips exist? Because there is a common problem when you can’t find and remember the name of a file that you saved a couple of days ago. Something like “54321”, or “huitj”… And you have a question – where can you find it on your computer? 

It’s time to refresh your computer desktop and answer the previous question. There are 9 electronic file tips for you. Save your time and nervous system.

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How to make desktop folders cute

Are you bored because of the standard desktop interface? Do you want things to be brighter? Then it is time to customize your desktop and make desktop folders cuter. They will show your personality, suit your work system, and raise your mood. 

One day, Japanese scientists showed a group of students cute pictures and gave them a task that required high concentration. The control group showed a 10% increase in performance after viewing pictures of kittens. So good emotions raise productivity and concentration during work or study time.
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But from where to take these cute folders? You can find and use them in our image-code and color-code software – Folder Marker. There are some ways there:

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3 Productivity Tips on a Desktop I Wish I Knew from the Beginning

Are you constantly distracted by EVERYTHING while working? Can’t you focus on your work on a desktop? Messages from the Telegram (or Facebook) knock all thoughts down? You don’t want to be unproductive, your task needs to be on time, but everything returns to distraction. You are not alone.

“ 69% of full-time employees surveyed report being distracted at work according to Udemy ”

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I faced this trouble too. In this text, you will see: 3 steps on how to be productive on your desktop with my experience; which problem can solve each software; facts about working activity.

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How to see Landscape folders in Folder Marker if you haven’t switched to Windows 11 yet

Version 4.6 of Folder Marker is ready, and it supports Windows 11 – we announced this a few days ago! In windows 11, the icon style is landscape-oriented, so we re-drawn the icon’s design to fit in + a lot of users asked us about this update. While creating Folder Marker, we adhere to the philosophy that icons should match the style of the system: if you put Folder Marker on Windows 10, you will see icons in Win10 style; on Windows 11 there will be Win11 icons. But what if you don’t want to upgrade to Windows 11, but want to have landscape folders in Folder Marker? Here is the instruction.

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