Windows 10: Rename Windows 10 system folders

  1. Posts : 11
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit
       19 Nov 2016 #1

    Rename Windows 10 system folders


    All the folders less ShellExperienceHost in the following 4 folders, has been renamed.

    C:\Program Files\WindowsApps​

    It has gone a few days, and still everything is working normal, at least from what I can see Can anyone please answer to the next 3 questions?

    1.If is not already happening in the background, what it will happen or what it could happen sooner or later regarding the properly functioning of OS, services, system applications(I don't think I use any) or other used third party applications?

    2. If it will not happen something for sure sooner or later, can someone please tell where are the biggest chances to something not work like it should?

    - security of the os + it's applications, other services, and third party programs.
    - stability(proper functionality) of the os + it's applications, other services, and third party programs.
    - slowing down the system and the applications.

    3. If you consider that something wrong will happen for sure, is there the option to prevent it without renaming only the OS dependencies folder? Or the only chance to prevent something bad which will happen 100% for sure, is to let all the names of the folders default, like they were before?

    Thank you.
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  2. MoxieMomma's Avatar
    Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)
       19 Nov 2016 #2


    It looks as if this reply to your other post offers sound advice::)

    but perhaps the expert folks here will have additional suggestions...

      My ComputerSystem Spec


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