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BEST OF HOW-TO GEEK How to Switch From Windows 10's Insider Preview Back to Stable (Without Reinstalling) Nest vs. Why does this happen, and how can I get explorer to knock it off?! If you do not want your This PC folder to look cluttered of if you do not access these folders from you, you may simply click on the small arrow sign Thanx Nathalie I've removed the line in the registry but the folders aren't more present. Check This Out

Calculator) on the desktop taskbar, and then select Unpin this program from taskbar to remove it. We offer free malware removal assistance to our members in the Malware Removal Assistance forum. of course credit goes to you #3 WinXPert, Jul 1, 2014 MrExplorer Level 28 Joined: Nov 15, 2012 Messages: 1,710 Likes Received: 3,021 Thanks. You can actually rename "This PC" to any desired name quickly and very easily.

Because of this, you will notice a lot of “Documentation” and “Uninstall” programs cluttering up a rather neat screen. You have renamed "This PC" successfully. But if you want to remove these new folders completely from This PC window, you can take help of following Registry tweak: How to Remove Unwanted Items from My Computer Window?

However, if u don't like the IE, u can disable it by going to ControlPanel > Programs > Turn Windows Feature On & Off and from there just untick the IE This does present its own set of problems though as the registry keys, files and folders are all protected with enhanced permissions and you have to take ownership of them all. In the Do not display the lock screen tab, check the "Enable" box to remove the lock screen. Any suggestion?

Thanks to our reader "Ian" for this extra tip... darkprop thanks VG, so useful Richard Gould This PC window comes up after booting into my desktop. thanks VG ^^ Please check following: anyman try right click computer and add it to start.. When the registry editor opens, navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\ You can see in the above screen shot that there are several registry keys with convoluted names.

Open This PC folder. Removing Programs from Start Menu Follow the steps below, if you get stuck watch the video lower in the post. Armond Hello, Thanks so much for providing Registry script to remove 6 new folders in Windows 8.1's This PC folder. Nice Trick. #4 MrExplorer, Jul 1, 2014 Spawn Administrator Staff Member Joined: Jan 8, 2011 Messages: 15,461 Likes Received: 20,477 OS: Windows 10 AV: Avast Requirements: You need

  • But, luckily there is a really simple way to remove items from your Start Screen. (It could be easier if they add a direct button to remove it, maybe someone will
  • I have changed them from the Libraries but I wanted to change them in This PC.
  • And, in general, there are two ways to remove them.
  • Technoyl saysSeptember 1, 2014 at 6:57 pm Agreed with Xircal, nothing there to completely get rid of Windows Defender, looks like it baked into system wowthanks saysOctober 11, 2014 at 12:57
  • Supposedly, I should be seeing some kind of backup drive that is removable deleting the aforementioned key, but I don't use the backup capabilities of Norton 360 so I guess that's
  • Umbra Moderator Staff Member Joined: May 16, 2011 Messages: 14,896 Likes Received: 18,076 OS: Windows 10 AV: Default-Deny Koroke San said: ↑ well good useful tip Bro Jack, but
  • VG ^^ Its already mentioned in the above tutorial.
  • Alternatively you can press "Alt+Up arrow" keys together. 2.
  • The ZIP file also contains a restore default settings file to add the 6 items back in Windows 8.1 Explorer: Download Registry Script to Remove 6 New Folders from This PC

So before we commence, do create a system restore point first and back up your registry. Some people might have problems with the addition of these new items as it takes a big space of "This PC" window. So I thought I should do something more. zepe Is there a registry tweak to permanently hide the action pane in the MMC in windows 8?

Way 1: Directly delete them on taskbar. his comment is here Remove Favorites, Libraries, etc from Navigation Pane in Windows 8.1 Explorer When Windows 7 was released, Microsoft added some new items to Windows Explorer navigation pane such as Favorites, Libraries, Homegroup, There is no Customize option to change the icon. Jack Administrator Staff Member Joined: Jan 24, 2011 Messages: 8,538 Likes Received: 12,683 OS: Windows 10 AV: Avira The lock screen in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 looks great,

Anyone new ideas how remove libraries from navigation pane. Advertisement AdvertiseAboutContactArchivesBlog With MePrivacy PolicyCopyright © 2017 · In the Registry, you will have to navigate to the following key and delete the same registry key/s from here too: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace If you do not do this, then the folders Tap delete to send it to the recycle bin.

thanks! zydrius32 Nope, doesn't work. still this pc not the name u changed Benjamin Flyx Here's a link to how you make Libraries appear below Favorites like in Windows 8.

Maybe with Windows updates?

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Get exclusive articles before everybody else. With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft added a new option to remove Favorites from Windows Explorer navigation pane. But after couple of days (and installing couple of programs and Windows updates) they appeared back! With Windows XP, what I described above is possible.

The above mentioned tutorials will work absolutely fine in Windows 8.1. please show me the way to remove them. Method 2: Remove system icons by turning them off in Taskbar Properties. navigate here After all this, the folders still open EXACTLY as they did before.

When its all said and done, you can have that familiar look and feel back. Add new useful items in Computer or "This PC" window and Explorer context menu Last but not least you can use our following exclusive Registry tweaks to add new items in