1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 30
    Windows 10
       01 Aug 2015 #1

    How to pin AppData to QuickAccess?


    Hello.

    Well, in w7, w8.1 I always put in favorites an AppData shortcut, I don't want to see hidden files so that option is off for me.

    But now in w10 I can't pin a shortcut to AppData in quick access, actually it works, but I can only see AppData in the quick access sidebar if I have hidden files enabled.

    Any solutions?

    Thanks!
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,369
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       01 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello Alesyt0h, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    AppData is a hidden folder, so you won't see the pinned AppData folder under "Frequent Folders" in the main Quick access window unless you have Windows set to show hidden files.

    Luckily, you can still see pinned hidden folders in the Quick access navigation pane.

    Hidden Files, Folders, and Drives - Show in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)
       01 Aug 2015 #3

    Enable Hidden Files, go to your user's folder (folder AppData is located in), right click AppData, click Properties, uncheck "Hidden", and click OK. Now disable Hidden Files.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 11
    windows 8
       01 Aug 2015 #4

    Enable Hidden Files, go to your user's folder which is located in AppData folder now click on AppData Properties, uncheck "Hidden", and click OK.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)
       01 Aug 2015 #5

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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 30
    Windows 10
       01 Aug 2015 #6

    You said: View Post
    Enable Hidden Files, go to your user's folder (folder AppData is located in), right click AppData, click Properties, uncheck "Hidden", and click OK. Now disable Hidden Files.
    Thanks!

    But it's ok if AppData is unhidden? There will not be problems?
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,369
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       01 Aug 2015 #7

    It won't cause any issues other than hidden files will now show. You just would need to be careful to not delete them by mistake.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 30
    Windows 10
       01 Aug 2015 #8

    Brink said: View Post
    It won't cause any issues other than hidden files will now show. You just would need to be careful to not delete them by mistake.
    Thank you! Solved!
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,369
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       01 Aug 2015 #9

    You're most welcome.
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)
       01 Aug 2015 #10

    Hidden files won't show if you disable them like I instructed to do so, although having hidden files showing won't hurt.
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