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  1. Joined : Jan 2014
    Carencro, LA 70520
    Posts : 7,634
    Windows 10
       22 Sep 2014 #1

    Windows 9 to Replace “This PC” with New “Home” Root Locati

    Leaked Windows 9 screenshots that have recently reached the web have revealed quite a lot of changes that Microsoft plans to introduce in the next version of its operating system, among which new icons for some of the built-in apps, including Windows Explorer.

    It appears, however, that the new icon won’t be the only one that Windows’ integrated file manager will get, as new information coming from sources close to the matter indicates that Microsoft is also renaming the root location in File Explorer.

    “This PC” will be renamed to “Home” in Windows 9, and there are some voices that claim that Microsoft could go even further and rename File Explorer entirely, although it’s not yet clear whether “Home” could also serve as the program name or not.

    A number of leaked screenshots indeed show that “Home” is now the root location, and the change is also expected to show up in the preview build which could be released to users in early October.
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  2. Joined : Nov 2013
    Posts : 4,288
    Win 10 Pro x64
       22 Sep 2014 #2

    "Home"... Sounds like Win 9 is a new Linux distro.
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  3. Joined : Nov 2013
    Idaho USA
    Posts : 4,534
    OS X, Win 10
       22 Sep 2014 #3

    . . .until. . .
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  4. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
    Posts : 23,934
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       22 Sep 2014 #4

    .. And now for something competently different.. IT'S!!

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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    North West Indianapolis, Indiana
    Posts : 446
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM
       22 Sep 2014 #5

    Lee said: View Post
    . . .until. . .
    Yep. Until it is renamed to Computer or My Computer or Moon Base Alpha, Space Station1, Enterprise, Dave or Dark Star.
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  6.    22 Sep 2014 #6

    Again, too many links in the navigation pane!

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  7. Joined : Oct 2013
    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,211
    Windows 10 Pro x64 - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       22 Sep 2014 #7

    I work with networks a lot, So I always re-name "My Computer" to the PC Asset Name - That way I have a chance of working on the right device when working remotely
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  8. Joined : Feb 2014
    Posts : 372
    Windows 10
       22 Sep 2014 #8

    Care less, I could not.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2013
    Newport, South Wales, UK
    Posts : 1,211
    Windows 10 Pro x64 - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing
       22 Sep 2014 #9

    May the Force With you be
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  10. Joined : Nov 2013
    Land of 10,000 lakes
    Posts : 10,346
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       22 Sep 2014 #10

    I personally like "Home". It gives me a warm fuzzy feeling.
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