1.    18 Dec 2015 #1
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    Duplicate, triplicate and more of content icons


    Since upgrading, when I go to file explorer I have duplicates of everything, e.g., several desk tops, several My PCs, several libraries. It's hard to judge how many because inside each on are duplicate icons. So every folder I have appears multiple times. I counted at least 4 for each of my HD's (internal and external) all my USB drives (which shouldn't even show up unless they are in use), etc.

    I've included a screen shot but it's a little confusing since there are so many duplications, I couldn't show them in one shot. If you look you will that the first image goes down to Library > Network. The remaining icons are on the second page (though the second page also includes stuff from the first). Just start with Network on the second page.
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  2.    18 Dec 2015 #2
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    So I've managed to eliminate or hide most of the duplicates except for my external drive. It shows up under My PC and as an independent item under File Explorer.
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  3.    18 Dec 2015 #3
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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1709 Build 16299.19

    You can prevent the external drive showing up a second time by following the tutorial below. However, I would point out that the duplicate entry is the default behaviour and is working as intended so that you have a quick way to access the external drive when "This PC" section of File Explorer is collapsed.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  4.    18 Dec 2015 #4
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    Thank you, worked like a charm!
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