With the recently released version 0.5 of Winaero Tweaker, you can customize folders present inside This PC/Computer location of Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and Windows 7. With the help of my app, you can also remove any of the predefined folders like Desktop, Videos, Pictures etc or place any custom folder there. Let's see how this feature works.
In Winaero Tweaker 0.5, there is a new option under Appearance - Customize This PC folders. It looks like this in my fresh install of Windows 10:
Here is how you can customize the folder set.
Remove This PC folders
First, let's remove the folders which you do not use. For me, this includes Videos, Pictures and Music. I store such files in different locations so I don't need them inside This PC.
To remove the above mentioned folders all at once, press and hold the Ctrl key on the keyboard and select the desired folders with the mouse, so they will become selected:
Add custom folders to This PC
Press "Add Folder" and you are done:
Add shell locations to This PC
Besides regular folders, you can add special shell locations to This PC. For example, let's add the popular God Mode shell location, which displays all Control Panel settings in one big list.
You need to press the Add Shell Location button in the 'Customize This PC folders' section of Winaero Tweaker. In the next dialog, you will see a long list of available shell locations on your computer. These include a number of hidden shell locations you might have never seen and almost all the Control Panel applets. Here, you need to pick one to add it to make it visible in This PC.
Some shell locations do not work in File Explorer. Such locations are useless when added in This PC or in the navigation pane. Before adding, please test the selected location using the provided "Test Shell Location" button to see what it does.
You can tick one or more items in the list, and all of them will be added to This PC one by one.
Restore the default folder set in This PC
If you decide to restore the default folder set in This PC, use the button "Reset this page to defaults" located on the toolbar. Once you click it, the default folders will be restored and all custom folders will be removed:
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