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How to Hide a Drive (Partition or Volume) in Windows 10

Without using any third-party software applications, Windows has built-in ability to lock or hide a disk drive from easy viewing from Windows Explorer or File Explorer. Hiding a drive is useful to prevent easy access to the [...]

By |2018-09-08T00:58:39+00:00September 8th, 2018|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Remove 3D Objects from This PC’s Folders and File Explorer Navigation Pane

Beginning from Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall Creators Update), Microsoft adds a new user folder which is also added to This PC set of commonly used folders, which originally include Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures and Videos. [...]

Disable & Turn Off Sync Provider Notifications Ads (OneDrive / Office 365) in Windows 10 File Explorer

At the top of File Explorer of Windows 10, occasionally there may be sync provider notification displayed prominently, most commonly promoting and asking you to try out related Microsoft products such as Microsoft OneDrive and Office 365. [...]

By |2017-03-11T02:04:49+00:00March 11th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , |1 Comment

How to Restart Explorer.exe in Windows 10

The explorer.exe, or simply Explorer, is one of the prominent process viewable in Task Manager that is constantly and always running, and is commonly assumed as the Windows Explorer or File Explorer (in Windows 10). But the [...]

By |2017-03-29T15:20:40+00:00March 29th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Hide & Remove Recent Files of Windows 10 File Explorer Quick Access

Replacing the Favorites in previous Windows operating system, the new feature in Windows 10, Quick Access, allows users to pin folders for easy access as well as "quick access" to recently used files. Quick Access does it [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:38:40+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Disable & Prevent Frequent Folders from Automatic Show Up in Windows 10 Quick Access

Quick Access is a new feature in Windows 10, replacing Favorites in previous versions of Windows which allows users to pin folders for easy access. Quick Access expands that capability by essentially becoming a dynamic view which [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:38:41+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

Disable or Uninstall OneDrive Completely in Windows 10

OneDrive (previously SkyDrive, Windows Live SkyDrive and Windows Live Folders) is a personal cloud file hosting, storage and sync service from Microsoft. In Windows 10, the OneDrive desktop app is installed and comes natively with the operating [...]

By |2017-03-22T23:43:39+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Online Services|Tags: , , , |157 Comments

Hide & Remove OneDrive from Windows 10 File Explorer Navigation Pane Folder Tree

OneDrive is pesky and sticky in File Explorer of Windows 10. The navigation pane (also known as side panel or folder tree) displays OneDrive folder prominently, just after the Quick Access. If you just want to hide [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:38:44+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , |36 Comments

Open Windows 10 File Explorer to This PC or Quick Access

Windows 10 makes several changes to File Explorer (also known as Windows Explorer or My Computer). For one, Favorites is now reamed as Quick Access, and the Quick Access has the ability to display recently used file [...]

By |2016-12-09T08:38:45+00:00December 9th, 2016|Categories: Windows|Tags: , |0 Comments

Recover Lost or Missing System or Boot Drive Icon in Windows

If you don't notice yet, the system and boot drives in Windows operating system such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 has a different icon from the other normal non-system or [...]

By |2017-04-10T23:34:02+00:00April 10th, 2017|Categories: Windows|Tags: , , , , , , , |4 Comments