Windows 10: I would like to change the way file explorer looks

Discus and support I would like to change the way file explorer looks in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I would like to change the way file explorer looks, it looks like this now [img] I'd like it to look more like this [img] Any and all help... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Eaglepi, Dec 29, 2016.

  1. Eaglepi Win User

    I would like to change the way file explorer looks


    I would like to change the way file explorer looks, it looks like this now

    I would like to change the way file explorer looks [​IMG]


    I'd like it to look more like this

    I would like to change the way file explorer looks [​IMG]


    Any and all help is very much appreciated.

    Thanks

    :)
     
    Eaglepi, Dec 29, 2016
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  2. I would like to know how to change file permission number on window 10 / how o to edit file permission number to 777 ! thank you in advance

    I would like to know how to change file permission number on window 10 / how o to edit file permission number to 777 ! thank you in advance
     
    soujanya (live.com, Dec 29, 2016
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  3. msmadiso Win User
    How to change color of the folder specifically.

    Is there a way to change the font or color of individual directories in the file explorer.

    for example, I would like all directories with projects where I am actively working to be colored green, directories with projects where I am waiting for information I would like to be orange, directories with completed projects to be colored black. etc.

    I have found where fonts and colors can be changed, but these seem to be global in nature, not specific to individual directories.

    Original title:details customizing look of file explorer
     
    msmadiso, Dec 29, 2016
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  4. Bree New Member

    I would like to change the way file explorer looks

    You can set File Explorer to open at 'This PC' rather than 'Quick access'. Use 'File', 'Change folder and search options' (Alt, F, O) and look on the 'General' tab. You can also turn off 'show recently used files in Quick access' and '...folders' here. On the 'View' tab scroll down the Advanced options, there are some options for the Navigation pane at the bottom that can alter how the left hand pane looks.

    Anything currently pinned to 'Quick access' (eg. Documents, Pictures, etc.) can be removed by right-clicking on them and unpinning them. Other folders you may want on 'Quick access' instead (I have some network drives in mine) can be pinned there by right-clicking on them.
     
  5. Eaglepi Win User
    Thanks, I followed your instructions however I can't seem to get Quick access to go away. I did set the file explorer to open to this PC but Quick Access is still showing. I see where I can unpin the folder under quick access but will the Quick Access still show, I'd like to get rid of OneDrive as well
    Thanks for the help
     
    Eaglepi, Dec 29, 2016
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  6. Bree New Member
  7. Eaglepi Win User
    Appreciate your reply and links. I understand that everyone has different likes and dislikes according to how they use their computer. I'd like to not see Quick Access and OneDrive but if I have to edit the registry I will let them be. If there is a way to do it without editing the registry I would love to learn how.

    Once again thank you for your reply.
     
    Eaglepi, Dec 29, 2016
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  8. pepanee Win User

    I would like to change the way file explorer looks

    that might be difficult to do without the Registry
     
    pepanee, Dec 30, 2016
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  9. Eaglepi Win User
    Please read my post above yours.
     
    Eaglepi, Dec 30, 2016
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  10. pepanee Win User
    Haha, yea I just read it. Sorry about that.

    But I would like to note that it might be very difficult to do it without setting the "Permissions" within the Registry. You're most likely gonna have to at least go into the Registry to set the Permissions settings.
     
    pepanee, Dec 30, 2016
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  11. Eaglepi Win User
    No Problem......LOL
     
    Eaglepi, Dec 30, 2016
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  12. Edwin New Member
    I always had a problem with a 'Quick Access' icon showing up on the Desktop all the time when removing it from the navigation pane!
    Would always have to refresh the desktop constantly!
     
    Edwin, Dec 30, 2016
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  13. SonicBlue Win User

    I would like to change the way file explorer looks

    I also had that problem and if you remove the Quick Access then you loose the ability to Drag n Drop files.
     
    SonicBlue, Dec 30, 2016
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  14. Edwin New Member
    Yup!
    I customized 'Quick Access' and got rid of the rest!


    I would like to change the way file explorer looks [​IMG]
     
    Edwin, Dec 30, 2016
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  15. SonicBlue Win User
    Wow, That is impressive. *Smile
     
    SonicBlue, Dec 30, 2016
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