In Windows 8, for the first time, My Computer has been renamed This computer and in Windows 10, This computer, except hard drives, still displays other folders: Video, Downloads, Music, Documents, Pictures, Desktop . and many of them are useless. It is possible to hide these folders, not delete them, and this is how you can make This PC look like Windows 7. This guide will show you how to delete folders from This PC on Windows 10.
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How To Remove Folders From "This PC" On Windows 10
Without saying the register
If you do not have administrator privileges or if you just want to hide folders without unnecessary problems, look for the arrow next to the word Folders and click on it. Everything now looks like a menu of previous versions of Windows.
Delete folders from this computer using the registry
Don't think you will need to get into the registry and do the hard and "dangerous" things! Just download the file, launch the file and all the folders will disappear, or delete the ones you don't need! First you need to know which version of Windows 10 you are using, 32-bit or 64-bit. Go to Options => System => About the system, or click on the file explorer => Properties => System type
Now download the created .reg file and select 32-bit or 64-bit and open the folder containing everything you need to delete all the folders on this computer. You must run the Delete All User Folders file. This PC – 32 or 64-bit file. If you want to restore these folders from This computer – click Restore all user folders on this PC.
In addition, there are files in the folders to delete unnecessary folders individually.
In the registry, these files can be found along the pathHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Explorer MyComputer NameSpace from where you can remove all the necessary things.
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