The main function of Windows Explorer is to provide a graphic interface to navigate the hard drive and display the contents of the subfolders and folders used to organize files on the hard disk. It also allows users to copy, move, delete, rename and generally perform tasks relating to folders and files.

Alternatively referred to as Windows Explorer or ExplorerFile Explorer is a file browser found in every version of Microsoft Windows since Windows 95. It is used to navigate and manage the drives, folders, and files on your computer.