Windows 10: How do I turn off the top pane in Windows 10 Solved

  1.    07 Jul 2017 #1

    How do I turn off the top pane in Windows 10


    I have the preview and details panels turned off, and I also HAD this one turned off, but I accidentally changed something when I was trying to drag the folder.
    I've spend the past half hour clicking on everything I can possibly think of, and i'm out of ideas.
    And no web search is helping.



    When I first did the install I easily found it, but now I just don't get it.
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  2. Posts : 4,038
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703
       07 Jul 2017 #2

    Hi Old Dog. Welcome to the TenForums @Old Dog

    Do you see the question mark, upper right. Click on the little arrow head to the left of it.

    This thing is called the "Ribbon"


    Ken
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  3. Posts : 25,243
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
       07 Jul 2017 #3

    Hello Old Dog, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    In addition: Hide or Show File Explorer Ribbon in Windows 10 Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
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  4.    07 Jul 2017 #4

    Caledon Ken said: View Post
    Hi Old Dog. Welcome to the TenForums @Old Dog

    Do you see the question mark, upper right. Click on the little arrow head to the left of it.

    This thing is called the "Ribbon"


    Ken
    omg that is so ridiculously simple, lol.

    bigger question is why hide it there though. ugh.
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  5.    07 Jul 2017 #5

    Brink said: View Post

    I like that registry edit to keep it turned off. Very nice!
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  6.    07 Jul 2017 #6

    the strange part of this is that I was trying to drag and resize the folder from the upper left corner when I turned that back on.
    I don't really understand how that could have happened.
    But anyway thanks for the help guys, much appreciated!
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  7. Posts : 25,243
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040
       07 Jul 2017 #7

    Glad we could help.
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  8. Posts : 4,038
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703
       07 Jul 2017 #8

    I myself like the ribbon. You were in the "View" tab. In the "Home" tab there are a number of functions like copy, move, rename, new folder.

    Of course this Ribbon is a carry over from Office and that is what I use so I guess it just feels like Home.

    You got two solutions. Lucky day. Have a good one.

    Ken
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