Remove Desktop And Other Folders From File Explorer?Oct 24, 2015
I was wondering/can't figure out if I can hide the desktop library and other things from the file explorer.View 3 Replies
I was wondering/can't figure out if I can hide the desktop library and other things from the file explorer.View 3 Replies
I don't know if it is a pure coincidence, but yesterday I tried to upload some photos from my Smartphone and this is what's happened! It is very frustrating and I have googled the problem umpteen times with various wording and tried a few of the suggestions (Windows main support page included) but the probem persists. I'm ready to either go down the very tedious route of a clean install of W7 (which I would loathe to do) or chucking my computer out the window which would be even worse!View 9 Replies
How do I remove "Folders" from Windows Explorer? I use only "Devices and Drives." I see nothing in folder and search options that lets me remove "folders" from Windows Explorer. Is this customization possible?View 3 Replies
Using Win10 Pro x64. I would like to disable windows showing .zip files in explorer as a folder...When you highlight it the contents inside the .zip are shown in the right pane view. I've scoured the net and found ways for Win7(which I did disable .zip folders on my other Win7 machine) and Vista, perhaps 8 too but I don't want to risk trying a method for older versions of windows. Any solution/reg hack or whatever to disable .zip folder?View 5 Replies
I had trouble making new flders in File Explorer last week but managed to fix that (at least for a day). I can now make new folders again, either via the tool bar or by right-clicking, but once the folder exists, when I try to re-name it I get an error window popping up that says: Can't find the specified file. Make sure you specify the correct path and file name. I just got the computer to make the folder, why can't it find it?View 6 Replies
I took the option to upgrade from W7 quite early on and in the main I am a happy bunny - really liked W7/hated W8 although it had some meat features. I think W10 gives the best of both worlds but there is one thing that really bugs me ... triplication of folders showing in file explorer. See the image below:
As you can see, the folders that are in my Library are replicated in"Steve Goodfellow" and "Steve-Laptop" but the contents aren't the same. The folders in "Libraries" contain what I expect (and want) them too. In the other two locations both the Documents and Pictures folders are empty whilst the Music and Video folders contain the same as those in Libraries.
How I can get rid of the replicated folders? I don't know if this is relevant but both my laptop and desktop computers are the same.
I Just received my new desktop PC a few days ago with a clean windows 10 install. After just a 2-3 days im suddenly unable to open any folders/file explorer.
Yesterday I formatted and reinstalled windows. And after just 10-12 hours I can no longer open any folders, again.
I have recorded a video of how it looks: [URL] ....
As you can see the screen flashes briefly and then all the icons rearrange on the desktop.
Programs i have installed:
- Some Blizzard games
- Office 2010
How to remove One Drive from File explorer after a reboot.
OneDrive Integration in Windows 8.1 - Enable or Disable
2.Navigate to: Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesWindows ComponentsOneDrive
double click on: Prevent the usage of OneDrive for file storage.
3.Click on: Enable, Apply
Note - stop the one drive service if it appears in the system area (right hand end of taskbar or in the hidden area).
If after re-boot the one drive is still visible in File explorer - just click it and it will VANISH - GONE...
So I have had Windows 10 for a couple of months now, and have never had any issues up until now. Whenever I try to rename a folder/ add new folder file explorer freezes as soon as i touch the keyboard.
I've scoured the internet for solutions but have had no success it's getting extremely frustrating as I can't keep having
New Folder...New Folder 1...New Folder 2 etc.
I've been looking into my keyboard and if the drivers are all working correctly. I have a Razer DeathStalker Ultimate. all drivers are up to date with Razer Synapse.
After installing Dropbox, I notice that there's now a custom link to the Dropbox folder in my File Explorer > Navigation Pane > Desktop list (see screenshot below).
How I can add such (sym?) links to other directories on the computer?
Specifically looking for ways to add to list in the "Desktop" section of Navigation Pane... not the "Quick access" list.
My thinking is... I'd like to consolidate shortcuts to my custom cloud storage folders. Right now there's OneDrive (built in to W10) and Dropbox, and I'd like to add similar links for my Google Drive, Amazon Cloud Drive, etc. directories. Trying to have them all appear together under "Desktop", rather than split between Desktop and Quick Access.
When I right-click on a folder in the Navigation pane (that's the far-left window in File Explorer, right?), I see "Expand" right at the top of the drop-down box. However, it is grayed out.
If I go to File>Change Folder and Search Options, I can turn on Open Each Folder in The Same Window, but it doesn't actually work.
As things stand, if I want to move a file from one folder to another, I have to open a separate window. In all previous versions of Windows, that wasn't necessary, because you could expand all folders right in the navigation pane.
This old error suddenly seems to have come back again
Some duplicate folders showing up again. (Note I CLEAN re-installed W10 after an upgrade - legally activated).
I have two machines running Windows 10 Pro, called Ermintrude and Dougal. The shared home folders on Dougal are not visible in the Network folder in File Explorer on Ermintrude. However I can access them from Ermintrude by entering dougal at the search prompt. How to make them properly visible in File Explorer?
Further information: Ermintrude's shares are fully visible on both Ermintrude and Dougal. Dougal's shares are visible only on Dougal. Dougal is also invisible in the HomeGroup on both Dougal and Ermintrude, whereas Ermintrude is visible on both.
So File Explorer Quick Access shows Recent Folders, because I pinned it to be there:
But, when you go to "Save as" dialog box, Recent Folders inexplicably disappears from Quick Access:
Why is that? How can I fix it so that "Save as" and "Open" show Recent Folders in Quick Access in navigation pane?
Cannot move, copy or delete folders in widows 10 file explorer. I get the message "cannot find item This is no longer located in F:video. Verify the item's location and try again." Does not matter which drive or which folder, this is always the result. I can however click on the folder, open it and move, copy or delete the files inside the folder. I am then stuck with empty folders all over my computer.
I have been using Windows 10 for a number of months without this issue, just stared happening this morning.
I just moved from W7 to W10 and haven't been able to figure out how to create a desktop app icon for file explorer. I can do it for apps that I've loaded, but can't figure it out for special Windows programs.
Yes, I have it in my task bar and can clearly see it in the start popup, but I'd still like to be able to launch with a desktop click, like I've been doing for years and years.
So I'm having a neat issue with Windows 10 that involves my desktop/file explorer to stop working on a right click. So pretty much what is happening is whenever I click an icon on my desktop (except for the recycle bin) I get the loading circle and then if you click somewhere or open a program and then go back to the desktop it will flash whatever color you have set as the theme color (for me a blue and it did the same when it was red) and then go back to the desktop and all icons are moved back to their very original positioning (right under each other).
Then for the file explorer (I think it would still be called file explorer when in a folder) when you have a folder open and you try to right click something in the folder it does the same and says the folder is not responding and will close it. Now if you have a folder open and you do the right click on the a desktop icon and it does the refresh thing it will also close any folders you have open. Not programs, just folders and if I have music playing or anything it doesn't skip or pause that either.
As for what I've tried there was a video on Youtube that had you go into the Shellex folder in RegEdit and delete some folders but that didn't fix anything. I also tried downloading ShellExView and disabling all 3rd party context menu editors (There were only two, Avast! and WinRar) and that changed nothing as well.
As for my actual PC I have:
GPU: GTX 980ti
OS: Windows 10
I've had this issue for a while now because I assumed it was just a Windows 10 bug and would get fixed but it hasn't yet so now it's just annoying. I'm not sure if I even installed something right before it started happening because it had to be about a month ago if not more. I really don't want to have to do a clean install because I have TERRIBLE internet and it would take over a week of straight downloading to get all my games and what not downloaded again.
I should probably also add that I have a Corsair K70 RGB Keyboard and the lighting resets to the basic rainbow setting when it freezes. But I haven't tried uninstalling that or anything.
Whenever I right-click a file anywhere on the Desktop, the File Explorer crashes briefly and then comes right back up. This does not happen anywhere else, only on the Desktop.
I tried going to "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/*/shellex/ContextMenuHandlers" with RegEdit and removing some of them, but to no avail.
My desktop will no longer come up upon startup, it's just the blank wallpaper with no folders or shortcuts.
Sometimes it will reappear, and the Desktop setting Automatic Arrangement is checked, with all my files out of place.Another problem, the computer will not shut down. If I start a shutdown the screen goes blue and displays "Shutting Down" perpetually. I let it attempt to shut down all day and all night and there was still no change. (I have to flick the switch attached to the power supply at the back in order for it to turn off, I cringe every time) The start menu also doesn't work properly either, anytime I click the My Stuff tab on the search the start menu and taskbar freeze.
In the file explorer, when I right click on any file/folder windows explorer freezes.I have avast antivirus so I have done uncountable virus scans and it continues to say that malware isn't present
A friend of mine told me that upgrading to windows ten makes it way buggier than a fresh install, so I've tried many times to perform a backup(That way I could clear the hard drive, fresh install w10, and still have my files stored somewhere) but Windows backups nor file explorer will recognize my extra hard drive. I just tried to use Avast to make a rescue disc with my 500gb flash drive and it froze... like I literally just tried that while writing this and the application isn't responding... Neither will windows media creator work when i try to turn my flash drive into a bootable disc.
(P.S: I tried disabling smart shutdown in the power settings, it's already disabled and doesn't work either way)
About a week after Clean Installing Windows 10 from an upgraded version on my laptop, I noticed that i wasn't able to Create a New Folder anywhere, from Desktop to File Explorer Directories. Nothing! Even when i try clicking the "New Folder" Button in the Ribbon or pressing Ctrl+Shift+N it still won't work. In the Context Menu (Right Click), I can't find the "New" Button too. Is this normal for Windows 10 after being installed? Do i have to install something (maybe an update) for the "New" to appear in the Context Menu?View 9 Replies
So the desktop shortcut icon, in the Quick access area of File Explorer is broke for me. Instead of showing the icon of the desktop, its displaying as the default folder icon. I first noticed this about two weeks ago, and while not being a big issue, its been bugging me .
So far, I've tried the following to fix this: System File Checker - didn't find any corrupted filed; Reset icon cache - didn't fix it; Reset thumbnail cache - didn't fix it;
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I couldn't fit it all in the title. Basically what I'm trying to ask for is if there is a way to remove the folders from "This PC" so I'm just displaying my hard drives like before. I'd like to keep the folders under quick access, and I would like to keep the folders in general, but they simply do not belong right by the drives under "This PC". I like change, but this one, I do not like at all.View 9 Replies
I have a couple of folders with my files but when i want to delete them it says that i need premission from MEGA/(computername).View 1 Replies
I have noticed that some folder i use have appeared under the quick access list and there does not seem to be a a way of removing them
Folders i have added to this list have a small pin on the right and its easy to unpin them but these folder do not have the pin so how do remove.
How can I remove default folders from libraries? EG "Cameraroll".View 2 Replies
I actually do use OneDrive, and I am not trying to remove the app entirely. However, it seems like if I remove the OneDrive folder from my libraries (music, pictures, documents), next boot they show right back up.
This is incredibly annoying as I actually want my folders isolated... Documents is my local documents, and only the stuff I want put in the cloud is in OneDrive.