In Windows 8 for the first time “My Computer” changed its name to “This Computer” and in Windows 10, “This Computer”, except the hard drives, still shows other folders: Video, Downloads, Music, Documents, Pictures, Desktop, and many of these are useless. It is possible to hide these folders, not to delete them, and that’s the way you can make “This PC” to look like in Windows 7. This guide will show you how to remove the folders From “This PC” on Windows 10.
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How to Remove the Folders from “This PC” on Windows 10
Without editing the registry
If you do not have administrator privileges, or you just want to hide folders without unnecessary problems, look for the arrow next to the word “Folders” and click on it, and everything now looks like a menu in earlier versions of Windows.
Delete the folders from “This computer” using the registry
Do not think that you will need to go into the registry and do the hard and “dangerous” things! Just download the file, run the file and all the folders will disappear, or remove the ones you don’t need! First you need to find out what version of Windows 10 you’re using, 32-bit or 64-bit. Go to Options => System => About System, or click on the File Explorer => Properties => System type
Now, download created “.reg File” and select 32-bit or 64-bit and open the folder where is everything you need how to delete all folders from “This Computer” – you need to run the file “Remove All User Folders From This PC” – 32 or 64-bit file. If you want to restore these folders of “This computer” – click on “Restore All User Folders to This PC”.
Also, there are files in the folders to delete unnecessary folders individually.
In the registry, these folders can be found along the pathHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ MyComputer\NameSpace\ from where you can remove all the things necessary.
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