Windows 10: Remove Desktop and Other Folders From File Explorer?

Discus and support Remove Desktop and Other Folders From File Explorer? in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; [img] I was wondering/can't figure out if I can hide the desktop library and other things from the file explorer. Is it possible? Thanks! 27568 Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Karspankey, Oct 23, 2015.

  1. Remove Desktop and Other Folders From File Explorer?


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    I was wondering/can't figure out if I can hide the desktop library and other things from the file explorer. Is it possible? Thanks!

    :)
     
    Karspankey, Oct 23, 2015
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  2. Argel Obm Win User

    Remove Encrypt contents to secure data enable all the time Windows 10

    When you encrypt a file by going to the file's properties, it will ask you if you want to encrypt the file only or if you want to encrypt the file and its parent folder. You may have chosen the latter that is why the files in your Desktop folder are encrypted.
    You mentioned on your original post that you know how to remove the encryption on a single file. We suggest you do the same steps on your Desktop folder to remove the encryption of your other files inside the Desktop folder.

    We'll be waiting for the result.
     
    Argel Obm, Oct 23, 2015
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  3. Windows 10 in the File Explorer has an USB listed twice, how do I unlist?

    Right-click an empty ares in the nav pane, and uncheck "Show all folders". This gets rid of Desktop namespace (the one at the top of This PC).

    To remove the duplicate removable drive-letters, check out post here by BMTRipp:

    duplicate usb drives in windows 10 file explorer

    which suggests renaming the key "{F5FB2C77-0E2F-4A16-A381-3E560C68BC83}" in these two keys:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\DelegateFolders

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Desktop\NameSpace\DelegateFolders

    To remove OneDrive, HomeGroup and Quick access, check out the edits at
    Remove Quick access and Other Shell Folders from File Explorer?
    .
     
    Ramesh Srinivasan, Oct 23, 2015
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    Brink New Member

    Remove Desktop and Other Folders From File Explorer?

    Brink, Oct 23, 2015
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  5. Thanks for the welcome and help! I figured it'd be that easy, but I guess I right clicked everywhere but the empty space!
     
    Karspankey, Apr 4, 2018
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