Sometimes, you may face issues like windows desktop freeze, and you can’t use the start menu, quick access pinned programs, or switch between windows.
When this happens the quick resolution is to restart Windows Explorer. There are many ways to restart Windows Explorer. In this article, we are going to see how to Restart Windows Explorer using CMD – Command Prompt.
1. Type cmd into the Windows search box. Right click on Command Prompt the select Run as administrator.
2. Now type the following command and hit Enter:
taskkill /im explorer.exe /f & explorer.exe
This command will stop the windows explorer service and to start the explorer again