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How To Remove Pin to Quick Access Context Menu in Windows 10

How To Remove Pin to Quick Access Context Menu in Windows 10

The Quick Access location is a new folder in Windows 10's File Explorer. It is where Explorer opens by default instead of This PC. Quick Access shows recent files and frequent folders in a single view. You can also pin various locations inside Quick Access. There is a special context menu command "Pin to Quick Access" available for certain file types. It allows the user to pin them to the appropriate folder for faster access. If you find no use for Quick Access, you can remove the context menu.

How to Add Libraries to Quick Access in Windows 10

How to Add Libraries to Quick Access in Windows 10

Libraries is a special folder in Windows, introduced in Windows 7. It allows you to create libraries - special folders which can aggregate files from several different folders and show it under a single, unified view. A library is an indexed location, meaning Windows Search will be completed faster in a library compared to a regular non-indexed folder. In Windows 7, when you opened Explorer using the mouse, it opened the Libraries folder. In Windows 10, Quick Access is the location at which Explorer opens so if you wish to add Libraries to the Quick Access folder, here's how you can do it.

How To Clear Frequent Folders and Recent Files in Windows 10

How To Clear Frequent Folders and Recent Files in Windows 10

The updated File Explorer app in Windows 10 has a new default location called Quick Access. In the current build, it includes two sections: Frequent folders and Recent files. Users who care about their privacy might not be happy with this feature of the File Explorer app. There are two solutions for these users. The first one is to open This PC instead of Quick Access in Windows 10 as we covered previously. The second is to clear recent files and frequent folders in Quick Access. Here's how you can do that.

Change Pinned Folder Icon in Quick Access in Windows 10

Change Pinned Folder Icon in Quick Access in Windows 10

The Quick Access location is a new folder in Windows 10's File Explorer. It is where Explorer opens by default instead of This PC. Quick Access shows recent files and frequent folders in a single view. You can also pin various locations inside Quick Access. The thing you cannot do is change the icon of a pinned folder. Windows 10 does not allow you to customize it using the GUI, but you can do a simple trick to bypass this limitation.

Change Quick Access Icon in File Explorer in Windows 10

Change Quick Access Icon in File Explorer in Windows 10

The Quick Access location is a new folder in Windows 10's File Explorer. It is where Explorer opens by default instead of This PC. Quick Access shows recent files and frequent folders in a single view. You can also pin various locations inside Quick Access. The thing you cannot do is change the Quick Access folder's icon itself. Windows 10 does not allow you to customize it using the GUI, but you can do it with a simple Registry tweak.

How to pin Recycle Bin to Quick Access in Windows 10

How to pin Recycle Bin to Quick Access in Windows 10

The Quick Access location is a new option in File Explorer of Windows 10. It is where Explorer opens by default instead of This PC which was the default in previous Windows versions. Quick Access collects recent files and frequent folders to show them in a single view. You can also pin various locations inside Quick Access. Quick Access always shows these pinned locations regardless of how rarely you visit them. In this article, we will see how to pin Recycle Bin to Quick Access.

Pin any folder or location to Quick Access in Windows 10

Pin any folder or location to Quick Access in Windows 10

In this article we will see how to add any desired location to the Quick Acess folder in Windows 10. You can pin there any folder you want, a disk drive or even This PC. It is quite simple and possible now thanks to the updated File Explorer app in Windows 10Let's see how it can be done.