Windows 10: How Do I Stop Quick Access From Automatically Adding Links?


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       14 Aug 2016 #1

    How Do I Stop Quick Access From Automatically Adding Links?


    In Windows/Files Explorer the Quick Access menu, which I have set to open when WE is started, is placing links to folders automatically that I have recently been accessed. I don't want it to do this. I want it organized just like you don't have a link to every website you go to listed in your favorites bar in your browser. How do I stop it from doing this?
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  2.    15 Aug 2016 #2

    The following tutorial will show you how to remove recently used files and frequently used folders in Quick Access:

    Quick access - Add or Remove Recent files in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    This is what it will then look like.

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    The next tutorial will also show you how to remove the Quick Access entry all together if you wanted to, but I find just doing the above is sufficient, as I don't really notice it being there anymore without entries in it:

    Quick access in Navigation Pane - Add or Remove in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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