Turn off File Explorer Ads – Windows 10 Tutorial

Here's a tutorial to Turn off File Explorer Ads in Windows 10. It's not the first time we've seen ads. First there were the ads in the start menu - their "Suggestions", as it were (settings >> personalization >> Start >> “Occasionally Show Suggestions in Start”). Now we're getting or going to get ads in File Explorer. This is probably the same reason I use Chrome and Firefox - I can install Adblocker, versus Edge.

Turn off File Explorer Ads in Windows 10 - Tutorial

It's just a small ad, but these small ads add up to millions per day and lag for us to download more ads. This can affect your gaming speed, which as a game related site, we feel is an unnecessary evil which can be shut off.

Turn off File Explorer Ads - Windows 10 Tutorial

Here are the steps to Turn off File Explorer Ads in Windows 10

  1. Launch File Explorer and the click View > Options > Change folder and search options.
  2. In the Folder Options dialog that pops up, select the View tab.
  3. In the Advanced Settings box, scroll down and uncheck the option labeled “Show sync provider notifications.”
  4. Hit OK.

Now that should turn off any ads you might see in Windows' File Explorer. I am sure there will be more later, but for now, you should be safe from invasive ads.

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