1.    12 Oct 2014 #1

    Home screen doesn't update?


    Hi

    When you open File Manager, it opens to the Home Screen.

    It saves a list of recently opened files and folders.

    I noticed that it continues to show folders that are no longer there.
    I moved one and deleted 2 others but even after rebooting it shows the folders in the Frequent Folders category.

    If I click on them it says that it can't find them, that they may have been moved or deleted, but it don't see anyway to get it to update the screen.

    It continues to show the folders that are no longer there.

    Anyone know how to make the screen update?

    Mike
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
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    10 preview 64bit
       12 Oct 2014 #2

    mike,
    this is somewhat like my earlier post where i uninstalled a program, but i cant remove/delete it in apps

    Roy
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  3.    12 Oct 2014 #3

    MikeHawthorne said: View Post
    Anyone know how to make the screen update?

    Mike
    On the Ribbon, click 'File'/'Delete history/Recent folders list
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  4.    12 Oct 2014 #4

    Hi

    That made the files that I've opened recently disappear but the folders even the ones that have been deleted are still there.

    Mike
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,444
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       12 Oct 2014 #5

    Hello Mike,

    Uncheck the Store and display recently opened items in the Start menu and the taskbar box, click Apply, check the box again, click OK like in Option One of the tutorial below, and open File Explorer to check Home to see if they are still there. This would normally clear "Frequent Folders" in Home for you.

    Recent Items and Frequent Places - Turn On or Off
    Last edited by Brink; 08 Jan 2015 at 12:01. Reason: updated link
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  6.    12 Oct 2014 #6

    Hi Brink

    That worked, I also figured out that if I tried to open them from the File/Frequent Places list, it would tell me it couldn't find it and then ask if I wanted to delete the shortcut.

    But I think I'll just leave the feature turned off for now.

    Mike
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,444
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       12 Oct 2014 #7

    I'm sure that eventually it would update and remove the recently opened items, but yeah it would be nice to have it done immediately when the folders were deleted.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2014
    Australia, Adelaide
    Posts : 1,390
    W7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), LM 18.1 MATE (64 bit), W10IP VM, W10 Home
       31 Oct 2014 #8

    Is it possible to totally remove the "Home" entry from the Navigation pane in File Explorer?
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  9. Joined : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 4,340
    Windows 10 Pro X64 14393.576
       31 Oct 2014 #9

    MikeHawthorne said: View Post
    Hi Brink

    That worked, I also figured out that if I tried to open them from the File/Frequent Places list, it would tell me it couldn't find it and then ask if I wanted to delete the shortcut.

    But I think I'll just leave the feature turned off for now.

    Mike
    Did you report this to MS? If not you should.
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,444
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       31 Oct 2014 #10

    It's normal. It just takes some time for recent items and such to update to remove the deleted items like it does with the search index updating.
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