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  1.    22 Sep 2014 #1
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    Carencro, LA 70520
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    Mint 18.3

    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.    22 Sep 2014 #2
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    Win 10 Pro x64

    "Home"... Sounds like Win 9 is a new Linux distro.
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  3.    22 Sep 2014 #3
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    Idaho USA
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    OS X, Win 10

    . . .until. . .
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  4.    22 Sep 2014 #4
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    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

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

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  5.    22 Sep 2014 #5
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    North West Indianapolis, Indiana
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    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit and VM

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee 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
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    Windows 10 Professional

    Again, too many links in the navigation pane!

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  7.    22 Sep 2014 #7
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 FCU - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

    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.    22 Sep 2014 #8
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    Windows 10

    Care less, I could not.
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  9.    22 Sep 2014 #9
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 FCU - XP/Vista/Win7/Win8.1 in VM for testing

    May the Force With you be
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  10.    22 Sep 2014 #10
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    Land of 10,000 lakes
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    W10 Pro, W10 Home

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