How to Remove Quick Access from Windows 10 File Explorer

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How to Remove Quick Access from Windows 10 File Explorer

How to Disable Quick Access in Windows 10 File Explorer

  1. Open File Explorer and go to View tab > Options > Change folder and search options.
  2. Choose This PC from the top drop-down menu.
  3. Uncheck both boxes under the Privacy section.
  4. Press Clear to clear all of your Quick Access history. ( optional)

  1. How do I turn off quick access in Windows 10?
  2. Why can't I unpin from quick access?
  3. How do I add or remove quick access in navigation pane of File Explorer in Windows 10?
  4. How do I stop quick access from adding folders?
  5. Where is the File Explorer on Windows 10?
  6. How do I remove the 3D objects folder from this PC in Windows 10?
  7. How do I get rid of quick access in File Explorer?
  8. How do I fix quick access?
  9. How do I remove a dead link from quick access?
  10. How do I add quick access to file explorer?
  11. How do I get rid of the navigation pane in Windows 10?
  12. How do I get rid of the sidebar on my computer?

How do I turn off quick access in Windows 10?

Click Start and type: file explorer options and hit Enter or click the option at the top of the search results. Now in the Privacy section make sure both boxes are checked for recently used files and folder in Quick Access and click the Clear button. That's it.

Why can't I unpin from quick access?

In File Explorer, try to remove the pinned item by right-clicking and choosing Unpin from Quick access or use Remove from Quick access (for frequent places that's added automatically). But if that doesn't work, create a folder with the same name and in the same location where the pinned item expects the folder to be.

How do I add or remove quick access in navigation pane of File Explorer in Windows 10?

Add or remove Quick Access from the navigation pane

  1. Press Win+R to open the Run prompt.
  2. Type regedit and hit the Enter button.
  3. Select Yes in the UAC prompt.
  4. Navigate to Explorer in HKLM.
  5. Double-click on HubMode.
  6. Set the value as 1 to remove and 0 to add.
  7. Restart File Explorer.

How do I stop quick access from adding folders?

The steps you need to take are simple:

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. Navigate to File > Change folder and search options.
  3. Under the General tab, look for the Privacy section.
  4. Uncheck Show recently used files in Quick access.
  5. Uncheck Show frequently used folders in Quick access.
  6. Click Apply followed by OK.

Where is the File Explorer on Windows 10?

To open File Explorer, click on the File Explorer icon located in the taskbar. Alternatively, you can open File Explorer by clicking on the Start button and then clicking on File Explorer.

How do I remove the 3D objects folder from this PC in Windows 10?

How to Remove the 3D Objects Folder From Windows 10

  1. Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace.
  2. With NameSpace open on the left, right click and delete the following key: ...
  3. Go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432NodeNameSpace.

How do I get rid of quick access in File Explorer?

How to Disable Quick Access in Windows 10 File Explorer

  1. Open File Explorer and go to View tab > Options > Change folder and search options.
  2. Choose This PC from the top drop-down menu.
  3. Uncheck both boxes under the Privacy section.
  4. Press Clear to clear all of your Quick Access history. ( optional)

How do I fix quick access?

Step 1: Launch File Explorer, click on View > Options > Change folder and search options. Now you opened Folder Options. Step 2: Uncheck the two options "Show recently used files in Quick Access" and "Show frequently used folders in Quick Access" under Privacy. Click "Clear" to clear File Explorer history.

How do I remove a dead link from quick access?

On Windows 10, click on the icon Quick access (blue star), then right click on the dead link appearing in the "Frequent folders" panel on the right panel and choose "Unpin/Remove from Quick access". There should be no error message.

How do I add quick access to file explorer?

How to Add Quick Access Shortcuts.

  1. Open Windows Explorer. ...
  2. Navigate to the folder you want to make a shortcut to.
  3. Right-click it and select Pin to Quick Access.
  4. By default, the Quick Access shortcuts appear in the order in which you added them, not by importance or alphabetical rank. ...
  5. Open Windows Explorer.

How do I get rid of the navigation pane in Windows 10?

How to Hide the Navigation Pane in Windows 10 File Explorer

  1. Right click the Start menu and choose File Explorer from the available options.
  2. Click the View tab atop the File Explorer ribbon to open your view options. ...
  3. At the left, select Navigation pane, and and then click Navigation pane from the dropdown to remove the checkmark.

How do I get rid of the sidebar on my computer?

To disable them, simply open up Control Panel and type “features” into the search box. Find the link for “Turn Windows features on or off” and open it. Remove the checkbox from Windows Gadget Platform, click the OK button and restart your computer when it's all done. Now the item should be gone from the menu…


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