Windows 10: Registry fix to remove Locations Tab

Discus and support Registry fix to remove Locations Tab in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I want to block access the locations tab on my special folders. Is there a way of doing this apart than downloading a reg file, e.g. some sort of... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Ben W, Feb 4, 2021.

  1. Ben W Win User

    Registry fix to remove Locations Tab


    I want to block access the locations tab on my special folders.

    Is there a way of doing this apart than downloading a reg file, e.g. some sort of specific typed registry edit?

    Many thanks.

    :)
     
    Ben W, Feb 4, 2021
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  2. idgat Win User

    Location Tab Missing from Almost All Folders

    I assume your referring to the Location tab in the Properties of user folders .... Documents, Desktop, Downloads, Pictures, etc

    If the tab is missing, it would suggest you're not looking at/accessing the actual user system folder, but simply folders that have the same name(s).

    Do the folder listing(s) in Windows/File Explorer have the user system icon, or are they just plain common everyday folder icons?

    Try restoring the icons to their default location C:\Users\username\

    Note : "Restoring" doesn't mean simply copy/move > paste. The registry has to be adjusted accordingly. This forum has steps to do just that ...
    Restore Default Location of Personal Folders in Windows 10

    Looking at this part, and having second thooughts ...

    Yo don't "create" user system folders, you have to re-locate them from the original system location (as indicated above).

    But if you're referring to everyday-usage user-created personal folders ..... they don't have a Location tab.
     
    idgat, Feb 4, 2021
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  3. registry fix

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    As per the description, I understand that you are facing some issues using Windows 10.

    I would like to know some information.


    • What registry fix are you trying to run?

    • What is the exact issue that you are facing?

    • Have you taken a backup of all your data?
    I would suggest you to take a backup of all your data before doing any changes in the registry keys. If you do any incorrect changes to the registry you won’t be able to boot the computer.

    Disclaimer: This section, method, or task contains steps that tells you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps
    carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in
    the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

    322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )

    How to back up and restore the registry in Windows.



    Please let us know the information in brief. We will be glad to assist you further.
     
    Mayank Gupta10, Feb 4, 2021
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  4. Cyndera80 Win User

    Registry fix to remove Locations Tab

    Cannot move desktop to a new location in Windows 7

    I've been trying to move the desktop location on a machine that runs Windows 7.

    On my own machine (Windows 10), there's a "Location" tab in the desktop properties.

    That tab is missing on the machine that runs Windows 7.

    I came across the suggestion below in other threads, but it is not working for me. Any other suggestions on how to change to location or how to get the location tab to show?

    Thanks!

    1. Open the Registry editor (Regedit.exe)
    2. Browse to the location:

      HKCU > Software > Microsoft > Windows > CurrentVersion > Explorer > User Shell Folders.
    3. In the right window pane select the required value (i.e. Desktop).
    4. Insert the new location for the folder to be stored.
    5. Close the registry editor and log off

      --> Didn't work.
     
    Cyndera80, Feb 4, 2021
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