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How to Display Full Path of Files and Folders in Windows 10

Want to show full path of files and folders in the title bar? follow this tutorial, it will show you 2 ways to display the full path of the current open folder in the title bar of File Explorer in Windows 10.


Way 1: Display Full Path in the Title Bar of File Explorer

Step 1: Press Windows logo + E keys to Open File Explorer.

Step 2: Then click on View > Options in File Explorer Ribbon. Then select Change folder and search options from the drop-down.

Change folder and search options

Step 3: In File Options, select View tab, then click to check on Display the full path in the title bar checkbox.

Display the full path in title bar

Step 4: The title bar will change like this.

The title bar will display the full path

Tips: If you do not want to view full path, just follow above steps and uncheck the Display the full path in title bar box in step 3.

Way 2: Display the Full Path of Files/Folders via Registry Editor

You can change registration value data in Registry Editor to display the full path of files and folders.

Step 1: Open Registry Editor.

Press Win + R to open Run dialog, then type in regedit and press Enter key.

Open registry editor

Step 2: Navigate to the following registration key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\CabinetState.

Step 3: On the right-side pane of CabinetState subkey, double-click FullPath to change its data value.

Modify FullPath registry

If it doesn't exist, right-click on CabinetState to select New, to create a new DWORD-type value named FullPath.

Step 4: Then set the value data as 1 to enable it.

By default value data for FullPath DWORD is 0, which means not display the full path of files and folders.

Set value data as 1

Step 5: When finished, close the Registry Editor.