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How to Remove Included Folder from Library in Windows 10

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Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can add or remove folders and drives to be included in a library as you like.

This tutorial will show you how to remove an included folder from a library for your account in Windows 10.

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Removing an included folder from a library does not delete the folder or the contents of the folder.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To Remove Included Folder from Library using Manage Library Tools
  • Option Two: To Remove Included Folder from Library using Library Properties
  • Option Three: To Remove Included Folder from Library using Navigation Pane








Library - Remove Included Folder in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Library - Remove Included Folder in Windows 10
To Remove Included Folder from Library using Manage Library Tools

1. In File Explorer, select or open a library (ex: Videos) you want to remove an included folder from.

2. Click/tap on the Library Tools Manage tab, and click/tap on the Manage library button in the ribbon. (see screenshots below)

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3. Select an included folder, click/tap on the Remove button, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshots below)

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Library - Remove Included Folder in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Library - Remove Included Folder in Windows 10
To Remove Included Folder from Library using Library Properties

1. In File Explorer, right click or press and hold on a library (ex: Videos) you want to remove an included folder from, and click/tap on Properties. (see screenshot below)

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3. Select an included folder, click/tap on the Remove button, and click/tap on OK. (see screenshots below)

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Library - Remove Included Folder in Windows 10 OPTION THREE Library - Remove Included Folder in Windows 10
To Remove Included Folder from Library using Navigation Pane

1. In the navigation pane of File Explorer, expand open a library (ex: Videos) you want to remove an included folder from. (see screenshot below)

2. Right click or press and hold on an included folder, and click/tap on Remove location from library.

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That's it,
Shawn