Windows 10: Controlled folder access Problem

  1.    01 Jul 2018 #1

    Controlled folder access Problem

    I want to use ( Controlled folder access ) for my custom folders like system 32,
    but want to remove the default folders like the desktop folder .
    Found in :
    windows defender > windows defender security center > virus & threat protection >
    virus & threat protection settings > Controlled folder access :

    Sometimes I cant save or edit things at the desktop with Controlled folder access On.
    Yet if turned Off ; then I cant protect my custom folders.

    Hows protecting the desktop more important than system 32 ?

    Asking for advice to get around this by any means, to delete the default list, so only my custom folders remain in the control access list.
    Last edited by OtherWay1982; 01 Jul 2018 at 02:20. Reason: cleaning up the grammar removing typos clarifying
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    01 Jul 2018 #2

    Hi, see note in Option 2, 6
    Change Windows Defender Controlled Folder Access Settings - Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    6. To Remove a Protected Folder

    You will not be able to remove the default folders.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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