1.    13 Jul 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
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    64-bit Windows 10 Home ver.1607

    Remove iCloud Photos from Devices and Drives View in File Explorer

    I've customized the look of File Explorer (thanks to the tutorial). Now, how do I remove iCloud Photos from the Devices and Drives view in file Explorer?
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  2.    13 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 253
    64-bit Windows 10 Home ver.1607
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    I found a solution. I deleted this registry key:


    This solution is definitely not original--I saw this online but I don't remember where and I didn't save the link.
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  3.    24 Apr 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 142
    Windows 10 32 Bit

    Thanks gogreen
    with the need to remove the 'iCloud', icon - I did a search and came across your solution.Instant success!
    Many thanks for putting this on the forum
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