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How to Move Libraries Above or Below This PC in Navigation Pane in Windows 10

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Libraries gather added folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place.

This tutorial will show you how to move Libraries above or below This PC in the navigation pane of File Explorer for all users in Windows 10.

You must be signed in as an administrator to move Libraries in the navigation pane.


EXAMPLE: Libraries above and below This PC in navigation pane of File Explorer
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Here's How:

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The .reg files below will modify the DWORD value in the registry key below.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{031E4825-7B94-4dc3-B131-E946B44C8DD5}

SortOrderIndex DWORD

54 (hex) = Below This PC
42 (hex) = Above This PC



1. Do step 2 (above) or step 3 (below) below for what you would like to do.


 2. To Move Libraries Above This PC in Navigation Pane of File Explorer

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Libraries_above_This-PC_in_Navigation_Pane.reg

download


 3. To Move Libraries Below This PC in Navigation Pane of File Explorer

NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.

Default_Libraries_below_This-PC_in_Navigation_Pane.reg

download

4. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7. You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn