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  1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 40
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       2015-03-21 #10

    Having individual recent folders show up in quick access is a nice option to have, but I prefer the "recent places" approach of Win81, which was a single folder in favorites that you clicked that opened up to recent folders.

    Do you know how to add that? It's easy to add "Recent items," as that's just a shortcut to:
    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items

    But Recent Places is apparently a filtered view of "Recent items" showing just folders.
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  2.    2015-10-19 #11

    Isn't there a directory where the links are stored similar to Taskbar and Start Menu?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-19 #12

    Casey Stellar said: View Post
    Isn't there a directory where the links are stored similar to Taskbar and Start Menu?
    Hello Casey,

    Here's the locations for them.

    Recent Items and Frequent Places - Reset and Clear

    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items

    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations

    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CustomDestinations
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-19 #13

    rseiler said: View Post
    Having individual recent folders show up in quick access is a nice option to have, but I prefer the "recent places" approach of Win81, which was a single folder in favorites that you clicked that opened up to recent folders.

    Do you know how to add that? It's easy to add "Recent items," as that's just a shortcut to:
    %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent Items

    But Recent Places is apparently a filtered view of "Recent items" showing just folders.
    In addition.

    How to Create a Recent Folders Shortcut in Windows 10

    How to Create a Recent Items Shortcut in Windows 10
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 40
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64
       2015-10-19 #14

    Yes, the "Recent Folders" link was what used to be so handy before Win10. Getting that, a "special" folder, to appear either in Quick Access, or anywhere else that's handy in File Explorer, is going to require another trick that I haven't found yet.
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  6.    2016-07-27 #15

    Brink I assume if I want to delete a folder from quick access I follow Step 4 ?
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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-07-27 #16

    JerometheGiraff said: View Post
    Brink I assume if I want to delete a folder from quick access I follow Step 4 ?
    Hey mate,

    You could unpin the folder from quick access to remove it.

    Quick access - Pin or Unpin Locations in Windows 10
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  8.    2016-07-27 #17

    Oh right, thanks Brink
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,517
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2016-07-27 #18

    You're most welcome.
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