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  1. Posts : 4
    Windows 10 build 10240
       12 Nov 2015 #180

    Thank you for the prompt response. The .reg was reapplied and ownership of the keys taken, a few weeks ago and the laptop has been rebooted many times since - I've just moved to a different continent, so it's taken me a little while to submit a post on this and I'm rather out of ideas.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       12 Nov 2015 #181

    Since this has been after an update, merge the .reg file and restart again to see if that may help. Some of these updates have been bad about resetting it.
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    Windows 10 build 10240
       14 Nov 2015 #182

    I'm without internet access at home currently, hence the delay in responding. I've merged the 64-bit_Remove_Pictures_Folder_in_This_PC.reg file again and restarted, but I've still got a duplicate set of user folders, as in the screenshot I posted previously. I've also downloaded the individual 64-bit remove Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures and Videos .reg files, merged them and restarted, but the problem persists.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       14 Nov 2015 #183

    Hello Viewtiful,

    As a test, turn off "Show all folders" in the navigation pane to see if the duplicates still show.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7...dows-10-a.html
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    Windows 10 build 10240
       15 Nov 2015 #184

    Thank you for your help, but I thought the best way of resolving the issue would be to reset Windows 10 (keeping my files) and it appears to have done the trick. Thank you again.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       15 Nov 2015 #185

    I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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  7.    20 Nov 2015 #186

    Here is an updated file for the new windows updates. They have added some more strings.

    64-bit_Remove_All_Folders_in_This_PC.reg
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Nov 2015 at 11:25. Reason: removed link
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       20 Nov 2015 #187

    navuho said: View Post
    Here is an updated file for the new windows updates. They have added some more strings.

    64-bit_Remove_All_Folders_in_This_PC.reg
    Thank you Navuho, but the method you used in that modified .reg would break these folders in the Start List if added. The current method in the tutorial will not break them.
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Nov 2015 at 12:24.
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  9.    20 Nov 2015 #188

    Brink said: View Post
    Thank you Navuho, but the method you used in that modified .reg would break these folders in the Start List if added. The current method in the tutorial will not break them.
    Start list? could you please explain more what will brake?
    Last edited by Brink; 20 Nov 2015 at 12:24.
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  10. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15063
       20 Nov 2015 #189

    It will break the Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures, and Videos folders on your Start list. When you try to open them from the Start list, nothing happens instead of them opening.

    Start List - Add or Remove Folders in Windows 10
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