1.    25 Feb 2016 #1
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    change the displayed title of folders?

    Is it possible to change the displayed title of folders, which have been pinned to the Quick Access list to something other than that of the folder-name itself? IOW, change it to a title of my choosing.

    I do realize I could simply change the folder-name itself, but that's less than ideal under this system's circumstances since this it has specific folders backed up daily, and they occasionally need to be restored, which would overwrite this change each time a backup was applied.
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  2.    26 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Mar 2015
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    Windows 10 Pro (x64)

    Use desktop.ini files to do this. Use the ones already in your documents folder as a template, you need the localized name entry.

    Next open a command prompt and use the following command on the folder.

    attrib +r c:/folder
    attrib +h +s c:/folder/desktop.ini
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  3.    04 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Thank you for your reply, LogicEarth!

    I was hoping to find a way to change them in the QA list alone, IOW, not the way the folders are also displayed. I'm setting this up for someone that is about as computer illiterate as they come, and it's confusing now the the visible folder-name have changed in the modified folders for him. But, it appears that you are absolutely right, that's pretty much my only option.

    I do appreciate your help!
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