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    This could be accomplished with PowerShell...

    This could be accomplished with PowerShell utilizing the Shell.Application COM object.

    About to go to bed, so this is pretty much a "placeholder", but I will edit and expound.

    There are two...
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    Customization Quick Access doesn't normally appear on the...

    Quick Access doesn't normally appear on the Desktop.


    Any idea how it got there?
    Did you make any registry mods?
    Using any 3rd-party tweaking/customization utilities?
    When did it appear?
    ...
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    Copy & paste the following code block into a...

    Copy & paste the following code block into a PowerShell console window and press Enter to execute.

    It will create & merge a .reg file that sets a uniform Common Dialog default for all the...
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    I think you're expecting hehavior different than...

    I think you're expecting hehavior different than what those options control.

    The difference might be clearer if you temporarily turn off Expand to open folder.

    Show all folders, as described in...
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    Cool. I was unaware of that option. Thanks for...

    Cool. I was unaware of that option. Thanks for sharing your findings!
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    Accordingly to what?!?!?!? Shell32.dll??? I...

    Accordingly to what?!?!?!?

    Shell32.dll???

    I had been testing some things, but very limited in network paths. the dll specified in your export works identically for simple local file system...
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    Two different views of the virtual Desktop, which...

    Two different views of the virtual Desktop, which is the root of the Shell Namespace.

    When Show all folders is unchecked and all items fully collapsed, you see a a subset of items reooted in the...
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    I don't think that's a good idea. If you add a...

    I don't think that's a good idea. If you add a Deny:Delete permission for the user associated with HKCU on the key:
    HKCU:\...\AllFolders\Shell\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}
    and the user...
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    OK, so `WSL` is the special folder/Naviagtion...

    OK, so `WSL` is the special folder/Naviagtion Pane creatioin, and the folders mentioned earlier are just the contents of that folder, right???

    So:

    Post a .reg export of the HKCR\CLSID\<CLSID...
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    Hi. You're welcome. Happy to help, but need more...

    Hi. You're welcome. Happy to help, but need more info for troubleshooting. Appreciate the screenshot, but it doesn't reveal much but the folder names. I'm gussing it's a snip of the folders as they...
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    If you want this for your script, I think you...

    If you want this for your script, I think you should reverse-engineer the structure encoded in the binary values found under Streams\Defaults.

    You could then wrte a function that acted as an...
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    Could've, should've, would've...once again, don't...

    Could've, should've, would've...once again, don't hold your breath waiting for MS. Be grateful Explorer hasn't been replaced by some over-simplified phone-friendly app that only shows 4 files per...
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    You say you don't want to touch BagMRU/Bags, but...

    You say you don't want to touch BagMRU/Bags, but it's deleted Bags that are bothering you. Backing up views you want to preserve prior to executing A2F and then restoring them afterwards would be the...
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    ;) My first question: Why are you clicking on...

    ;) My first question: Why are you clicking on Apply to Folders so frequently when you know its behavior p*sses you off?? ;)

    Well, I would argue that MS didn't make it clear that it was a new...
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    Well, Quick Access has its own FolderType:...

    Well, Quick Access has its own FolderType: {24ccb8a6-c45a-477d-b940-3382b9225668}.

    and considering the reaction to giving Downloads its own FolderType, I wouldn't blame MS for being a little...
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    To complete the closing quote of the Here-String....

    To complete the closing quote of the Here-String. I edited the code in my original reply... :


    $TargetExt = @'
    .mkv
    .mp4
    .avi
    '@ -split '\n'

    gci *web*-Recurse|whereExtension-in $TargetExt...
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    Lost an @ while cutting & pasting --- cursor...

    Lost an @ while cutting & pasting --- cursor jumps around in these editors at hight zoom levels and can't always find where it went or what it did while I was looking down at the keyboard.
    ...
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    You didn't give detaailed info on the folder...

    You didn't give detaailed info on the folder structure, but be aware you asked to move any folder that contains one or more target files. So if an undesired file is in the same folder as a target...
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    I posted a PowerShell script as a reply to this...

    I posted a PowerShell script as a reply to this thread back in 2019. It deletes Bluetooth devices using the native Windows API, no 3rd party download. Just copy & pste the code into a PowerShell...
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    Mea culpa! Was posting too late. Code has been...

    Mea culpa! Was posting too late. Code has been fixed in original post as well.


    gci *web* -Recurse | select -expand Directory -Unique | Move-Item -Destination 'C:\web' -WhatIf

    Link to MS...
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    Did you try the PowerShell​ script?

    Did you try the PowerShell​ script?
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    No good way through the Windows UI. But easy...

    No good way through the Windows UI.

    But easy enough through PowerShell:



    gci *web* -Recurse | select DirectoryName -Unique

    will retrieve the DirectoryNames of every file matching *web*...
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    Interiesting tidbit. Thanks for following up and...

    Interiesting tidbit. Thanks for following up and sharing that info.
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    My current laptop was bought refurbished from...

    My current laptop was bought refurbished from Micro-Center. At the time, they had twelve identical machines available, so my guess was that they came from a returned corporate/business bulk...
  25. Thread: Odd Start Menu Behaviour by KeithM
    Forum: General Support
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    You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback.

    You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback.
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