Earlier in Windows 8, the File Explorer app used to show Libraries above "This PC" (Computer) in the left pane. In Windows 10, Libraries are shown below This PC. If you use Libraries frequently, you might be interested in moving them above This PC for faster access. Let's see how to re-arrange items and place Libraries above This PC in Windows 10.
If you enable Libraries in File Explorer, you will see that the Libraries item shows below This PC:
To move Libraries above This PC in Windows 10, you need to apply a simple Registry tweak.
- Open Registry Editor (see how).
- Go to the following Registry key:
Tip: You can access the desired Registry key with one click.
- On the right side, you will see the SortOrderIndex value which is set to 84 (in decimals). Change it to 56, again in decimals.
- In Windows 10 x64 you have to apply the same changes to the following key:
- Sign out from Windows 10.
- Sign in back and and open a new Explorer window. The result will be as follows:
You can download ready-to-use Registry tweaks below: