1.    10 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    Windows 10

    Make the File Explorer shortcut in taskbar show only the drives


    When opening it i don't want to see Frequent folders and files, how can i change it so i can see only the drives?

    Thanks!
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  2.    10 Feb 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by klappa View Post
    When opening it i don't want to see Frequent folders and files, how can i change it so i can see only the drives?

    Thanks!
    Hi @klappa,

    You could collapse the 'Folders' portion with the small arrow:

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  3.    10 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello klappa,

    The tutorial below can help show you how to remove "Folders" from This PC.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html

    If you are referring to Quick access instead, then the tutorial below can help to open File Explorer to "This PC" instead of "Quick access".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...ck-access.html
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  4.    11 Feb 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello klappa,

    The tutorial below can help show you how to remove "Folders" from This PC.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html

    If you are referring to Quick access instead, then the tutorial below can help to open File Explorer to "This PC" instead of "Quick access".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/3...ck-access.html
    Was it that simple! Thanks a bunch! This was never an option in Windows 8 i believe.
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  5.    11 Feb 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Glad we could help.
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