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From the day, File Explorer with Tabs for Windows 11 was rolled out by Microsoft. Some users were requesting the company to add the ability to ability to drag a tab into a new File Explorer window in Windows 11. Finally, Microsoft is working on adding this functionality to File Explorer.
Microsoft has started testing a File Explorer Tabs Drag and Drop functionality in Windows 11 build 25290. With the help of this feature, you can drag a tab from one window to another window in File Explorer.
Right now, File Explorer Drag-Drop feature in Windows 11 is under development and hidden. It is possible that Microsoft release this feature in the upcoming Windows 11 build in the Dev channel.
How to Enable ‘File Explorer Tabs Drag-Drop’ Feature in Windows 11
If you’re a Windows Insider and running Windows 11 build 25290, then you can enable this functionality using the vivetool. Here’s how you can do that:
Download and set up ViveTool on your Windows 11 PC.
Launch the Command prompt with admin rights. For that, click on the Search icon and type CMD, when it Command prompt appears in the search results click to open it.
Here, you need to copy-paste this command:
c:\vivetool\vivetool.exe /enable /id:39661369 and hit enter.
Once you get the message successfully set feature configuration, you need to reboot your computer to apply the changes.
Doing this will add the ability to drag a File Explorer tab to a new window in Windows 11. Will you enable the new File Explorer feature in Windows 11? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.
Thanks, PhantomOfEarth for finding this!