1.    04 Dec 2015 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Warsaw, Poland
    Posts : 62
    Win 10 Pro 64-bit (Creators 1703)

    get rid of "Documents" folder created by OneDrive for Business?


    Can someone advise me on how to get rid of "Documents" folder created by OneDrive for Business? See the below screen
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    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html

    The above mentioned tricks don't work for this particular folder and I can't really find it in the Registry...

    I was hoping this was this one {24D89E24-2F19-4534-9DDE-6A6671FBB8FE} described as "OneDrive Documents" but the well-know trick with adding "ThisPCPolicy" string with "Hide" value doesn't seem to work...
    Last edited by Brink; 08 Dec 2015 at 09:20. Reason: moved to new thread
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  2.    04 Dec 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    Hello mikolajek,

    I don't have OneDrive Business to test with, but you might see if the .reg file below may be able to remove its Documents folder for you. You'll need to restart afterwards to fully apply.

    64-bit_Remove_OneDrive-Documents_Folder_in_This_PC.reg

    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{24D89E24-2F19-4534-9DDE-6A6671FBB8FE}\PropertyBag]
    "ThisPCPolicy"="Hide"
    
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{24D89E24-2F19-4534-9DDE-6A6671FBB8FE}\PropertyBag]
    "ThisPCPolicy"="Hide"
    
    [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\{24D89E24-2F19-4534-9DDE-6A6671FBB8FE}]
    
    [-HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\{24D89E24-2F19-4534-9DDE-6A6671FBB8FE}]
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  3.    08 Dec 2015 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Warsaw, Poland
    Posts : 62
    Win 10 Pro 64-bit (Creators 1703)
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for this, Brink, but unfortunately it's not working This is a strange issue indeed as this one is some sort of folder redirection and besides inability to get rid of Documents folder link, it also causes duplicate Documents folder entries in Open/Save dialogs.

    If anyone has come across the way of resolving this, I'd appreciate it!.
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  4.    08 Dec 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,367
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017

    mikolajek,

    Please go ahead and post a screenshot showing what all it's doing to see if it may help.
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