Page 5 of 30 FirstFirst ... 3456715 ... LastLast

  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,531
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14986
       2015-07-31 #40

    Brobot said: View Post
    Hello Brinks i was wondering if i can remove these files manually in powershell?
    when i try to remove-item it reads that i do not have permission.
    thanks!
    Hello Brobot, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to add or remove Folders in This PC.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  2. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 7
       2015-07-31 #41

    Hey Brink, thanks for the hack

    It's a bit glitchy on my system, In the navigation pane I like to just have my drives show under 'This PC' and have 'Downloads' under quick access, like in Windows 7.

    Using this .reg files, when I initially open Explorer it works great and only shows my drives under 'This PC', but then when I open 'Downloads' under quick access, it then 'creates' the folder under This PC. If I then close explorer, reopen and click on This PC, for some reason it shows both the Downloads and Desktop folders for some strange reason.

    After a while they both disappear and it works as should, any ideas?

    Thanks again.

    Regards.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,531
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14986
       2015-07-31 #42

    Hello RJ,

    Not sure. When this happens next, please post a screenshot showing it to see if anything may stand out.

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Ten Forums
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  4. Joined : Jun 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 7
       2015-07-31 #43

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello RJ,

    Not sure. When this happens next, please post a screenshot showing it to see if anything may stand out.

    Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Ten Forums
    Sure.

    Working -

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Working.png 
Views:	34 
Size:	21.0 KB 
ID:	27240



    When I click Downloads from quick access, then open a folder named 'Chrome Downloads' -

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wrong1.png 
Views:	37 
Size:	12.5 KB 
ID:	27241


    Then when I click on 'Gaming-PC' from the navigation pane -

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	wrong2.png 
Views:	30 
Size:	25.1 KB 
ID:	27242

    For some strange reason those two folders show, but they do disappear after a while...

    Regards.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,531
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14986
       2015-07-31 #44

    Odd. It does appears to be a glitch, but I'm not sure why it's doing it.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
       2015-08-01 #45

    Does this still work for the "RTM" build?

    Thanks
    Cooker
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,531
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14986
       2015-08-01 #46

    Hello Cooker,

    Yes.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home
       2015-08-03 #47

    Hi, another newbie here and sorry if this has been covered before but I'm trying to remove 'This PC' folders having clean-installed the final W10 version from the ISO. Using your 'Remove all folders' method has resulted in removing the folders from the display but has not removed them from the 'This PC' tree as shown. Have I missed something?

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Clipboard01.jpg 
Views:	33 
Size:	24.8 KB 
ID:	28047
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 16,531
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14986
       2015-08-03 #48

    Hello tosalet, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Double check that you have used the correct 32-bit or 64-bit download for the same as your installed Windows, and merge the .reg file again.

    I just tested again on a clean 64-bit RTM copy, and it works just fine for me still.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	This_PC.png 
Views:	47 
Size:	43.5 KB 
ID:	28104
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Home
       2015-08-03 #49

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello tosalet, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Double check that you have used the correct 32-bit or 64-bit download for the same as your installed Windows, and merge the .reg file again.

    I just tested again on a clean 64-bit RTM copy, and it works just fine for me still.

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	This_PC.png 
Views:	47 
Size:	43.5 KB 
ID:	28104

    Fantastic! It worked perfectly and many thanks for your prompt response.

    I guess I must have used the 32bit version but I did fail to notice para 9 etc, and the only thing I did differently was to execute your file directly from the Chrome download.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 
Page 5 of 30 FirstFirst ... 3456715 ... LastLast


Similar Threads
Tutorial Category
Quick access - Add or Remove Frequent folders Windows 10
How to Add or Remove Frequent folders from Quick access in Windows 10 Windows 10 replaced Favorites from previous Windows with Quick access. The Quick access page is the shortest route to files you've been working on and folders you often use....
Tutorials
Start List - Add or Remove Folders in Windows 10
How to Add or Remove Folders on Start List in Windows 10 The Start menu in Windows 10 has a Start list that you can customize which folders appear in the list. You can add or remove the File Explorer, Settings, your Documents, your Downloads,...
Tutorials
Mail app Favorites - Add or Remove Folders in Windows 10
How to Add or Remove Folders from Favorites in Mail app in Windows 10 Windows 10 comes with a new Mail app. The new Mail app brings improved performance and a familiar three-pane email UI, with a toggle to quickly move between your email and...
Tutorials
How to remove unwanted user account folders.\
In the progression from the December build ( I forget its number) to 10049 I have wound up with an unwanted user account in my C:\Users folder. It doesn't show up in Control Panel/User Accounts so I can't remove it via that route and if I try do...
General Support
Windows 10 Adding Folders to USB Devices
Hi everyone, I've noticed that whenever I plug in a usb thub stick or hard drive Windows 10 (Build 9879) is automatically creating empty Videos, Music, Downloads etc folders everytime. This is quite annoying, anyone know how to turn this off?...
General Support
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:56.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 10 Forums