PLEASE Add Recent Folders Back To Quick Access


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #1

    PLEASE Add Recent Folders Back To Quick Access


    Sweet baby Jesus, Windows, can you please stop removing "Recent Folders" from the Quick Access?!

    This is hands down one of the most essential and frequently used functions for your users. I had found a way to add it back through a registry change and this morning's update removed it again from the "Save As" Quick Access.

    PLEASE for our sanity give this back and provide an update with it restored today, or at least tell us how to add it back in ourselves. Why are you so hellbent on us not using this feature???? "Frequent Folders" and "Recent Items" are useless so please don't direct me to use those instead. Recent folders is something I use everyday hundreds of times throughout the day and it massively cuts down the flow of work.

    You guys removing this is seriously drastic enough to make me go back to Windows 8.
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    Posts : 12,541
    Windows 10 Pro 1903
       #2

    James111, I'm not sure why you are addressing this complaint to us. We are not Microsoft, no one here works for Microsoft, and we are not affiliated with Microsoft in any way. You would have better results by using the feedback app in Windows 10. In the meantime you may see if this would help you. Recent Folders Shortcut - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    essenbe said:
    James111, I'm not sure why you are addressing this complaint to us. We are not Microsoft, no one here works for Microsoft, and we are not affiliated with Microsoft in any way. You would have better results by using the feedback app in Windows 10. In the meantime you may see if this would help you. Recent Folders Shortcut - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
    1. Sorry! Thought this was "Windows 10" Tech Support Forums.

    2. The post you link to doesn't address the issue in a "Save As" situation :

    Recent Folders Shortcut - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    The Admin responding doesn't seem to ever understand the question. Seems they are not clear on why we want Recent Folders available in the "Save As" situation, and seems to think the person wants to actually save things IN the Recent Folders, but that's not how we use it. It's useful when you are "Save As-ing" items all day just to click on and locate a Recent Folder to save your item vs having to start at the top and go through entire folder paths over and over.

    3. I found the registry fix again that does fix what I'm needing. Instructions here in the post from "ThePhinx" just in case anyone else needs it:

    File Explorer Quick Access has Recent Folders pinned but it vanishes.. - Windows 10 Forums

    4. Still hate Microsoft for removing this feature in "10" updates.

    Sorry for the misunderstanding of the forums!
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  4. essenbe's Avatar
    Posts : 12,541
    Windows 10 Pro 1903
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    We are a Windows 10 Tech Support forum, but have no affiliation with Microsoft. We have no authority to cause changes, we just deal with them like everyone else and try to resolve problems.
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