The preview pane (as the name suggests) allows you to get a preview of your documents and pictures, directly from the File Explorer. To enable this feature on Windows 8.1 follow the steps below.
Display The Preview Pane in File Explorer on Windows 8.1
- Open File Explorer.
- Click on the View tab.
- Click on "Preview pane" to enable this feature.
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- Click again to disable this feature.