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Slinky So the latest 'buzz word' is "Hey Cortana", that got me thinking...., instead of Ask Vishal maybe you should change your website name to.......... So cool! One question that I had is that when I go to save PDFs or something else, in the "Save As" window, those annoying folders still pop up! Share on Facebook Reader comments How to remove Quick access from File Explorer in Windows 10 66 Comments View All Comments Log In to Comment Register Sort by Date Sort by Source

This has been driving my to distraction. It'll immediately remove Network icon from This PC Navigation Pane. Error writing the value's new contents." Same error messages when I try to do the "save as" dialog changes. and how i have to block destroy rename misdirect this "user" to regain control over my own folders. https://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/display_desktop_icons_remove.mspx

Remove Folders From This Pc Windows 10

If they annoy you so much, just remove the Desktop shortcut from the Favorites and place a new shortcut there, which points to %USERPROFILE%\Desktop. Mabey this removal message is from Add/remove? –Psycogeek Apr 22 '13 at 19:44 2 Be warned, I have found that removing the above specified registry key for 'Network' can cause or you could just take a few clicks and set Explorer to open to This PC instead by default.

Luthfi Kun Just like @Michael said. Enter Your Email Here to Get Access for Free:

Go check your email! It solved my File Explorer issues nicely . Windows 10 Remove Onedrive From Explorer Cannot remove the Network Icon at all, also all the icons are present when you do "save", save as, browse, etc.

I actually like the Quick acces tree there, but would like to add some trees. Windows 10 Navigation Pane Customizer They'll only be hidden from the This PC view in File Explorer. Getting used to having Desktop now be Downloads was bad enough, but having THREE of them? for example : - if you lanch a download from chrome, download forlder reapear temporarily on This PC - if you want to target a new library on iTunes (Shift when

suomynonA Hello, thanks for all the steps, they worked wonderfully. Windows 10 Quick Access When I try method B I get error message "cannot edit attributes. Under "DelegateFolders" key, you'll find {F5FB2C77-0E2F-4A16-A381-3E560C68BC83} key. 3. After having modified the default location of the Box Sync folder, the shortcut link disappeared from the Navigation Pane.

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Go to "folder settings" and change "Open File Explorer to" from "Quick access" to "This PC". At first, all the extra folders were removed from This PC and everything was fine. Remove Folders From This Pc Windows 10 Step 3 With step 2 completed, we can now change the settings to remove quick access from File Explorer. Remove Icons From Desktop Windows 7 Did Luke play any significant role in ROTJ?

So I also do not have Desktop Downloads Documents, Etc in my user filder on the desktop:( So I think the old method was better, even if I have to apply this contact form It'll open Registry Editor. 2. This will remove all the folders from the This PC view. I remember on 8.1, subsequent updates would undo this neat registry hack, which lead me to eventually put up with it. Remove Quick Access Windows 10

So the removable drive icon is shown twice in navigation pane as shown in following screenshot: Many people may not like so many icons in Navigation Pane and they may want Thanks Grateful Thank you for taking the time to investigate and explain this in such careful detail. Go to the desktop folder/s and try deleting from there. http://emec16.com/windows-10/windows-7-tcpip-sys-auto-patcher-to-remove-tcp-ip-connection-limit.php http://www.askvg.com/tip-remove-6-extra-folders-from-windows-10-explorer-this-pc/ andya1 Many thanks VG, for regedit removal of W10 nav pane duplicate ext drive entries.

right up until I clicked on OK after changing the attribute value to a06......  I get a message box telling me "Cannot edit Attributes: Error writing the values new contents" ... Remove Homegroup Windows 10 VG ^^ Post your HijackThis log file in following topic: http://www.askvg.com/is-your-system-infected-with-a-virus-spyware-adware-trojan/ @Zinc Whiskers Check following: http://www.askvg.com/how-to-disable-quick-access-aka-home-view-in-windows-10-file-explorer/ Ramaswamy V Dear Vishal Gupta, I had been using Windows 7 ultimate on my PC. My only concern (and this was my problem with Windows 8.1) is whether this will persist with future Windows updates.

in step 2, part 4, before the final "hit OK," you forgot a critical step -- click the checkbox for 'Full Access' under the Administrators permissions group.

Searching the internet, I could not find any solution ridding the Quick Access icon that did not also cause the loss in drag-and-drop functionality. -- Cheers! /Henke tessa I have a Now you can forward with as described above. Mattia Hi, is it possible to add dekstop folder to nav panel? Windows 10 File Explorer You'll still have easy access to them via the Quick Access view.

current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. I'm hoping your fix will stay applied when Microsoft issues the next Tuesday update in July. datacop After having taken ownership of the key as instructed and changing the following values, a Quick Access Icon appeared on my Desktop: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{679f85cb-0220-4080-b29b-5540cc05aab6}\ShellFolder] "Attributes"=dword:a0600000 [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{679f85cb-0220-4080-b29b-5540cc05aab6}\ShellFolder] "Attributes"=dword:a0600000 The following tweak removed Check This Out Although the tutorial was written for Windows 7 but it'll also work fine for Windows 10 OS.

On both my Acer Aspire, upgraded from windows 8.1 64-bit and my Samsung laptop, upgraded from windows 7 32-bit, "This PC" and other folders are all inside "Desktop" at the highest Hawk In the last version (build 10586.3) this method don't work anymore. you can try to remove them from Public\Desktop folder (C:\Users\Public\Desktop), 2. I think this happen after build 10586 update, because before update this tweaks work flawlessly.

However, removing the "Quick Access" lead to disabled "Drag & Drop" functionality on the "tree side" (left pane) of Windows Explorer. Niff Awesome, thank you so much Shayan After performing this on Windows 10 (64-Bit) Folders disappear from ThisPC but the problem is, they are also gone from Desktop/User_Account Folder Hope someone This requires a quick little registry hack. In right-side pane, create a new DWORD System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree and leave its value to 0 4. That's it.

qazi_sadid hey I have dual core pc with 1gb ram. but, this also hides the folders from Quick Access. Seb Hi, your trick works well but not completely. Hmm...

Build 10586.318 (Lenovo Yoga built in Nov 2015). This is the best you can do if you're on a computer you can't edit the registry on -- for example, a work PC you don't have administrator access to. To actually remove the Do *Mundi* and *Mundum* mean different things? So instead of exploring the new features of the new OS, users actually spend most of their time searching ways  to switch off/disable the newly upgraded nuisances in every new microsoft

Press Ok in the Properties dialog. Extra Registry scripts to restore icons in Navigation Pane are also present in ZIP file. NOTE: All above mentioned keys contain "ThisPCPolicy" string except "{B4BFCC3A-DB2C-424C-B029-7FE99A87C641}" key which is responsible for Desktop folder. Open the zip file and run the appropriate .reg file for your system by double-clicking it and agreeing to the Registry Editor warning.

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