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Tip: Resize icons quickly on the Desktop or in a folder in Windows 10

In Windows 10, the default file management app, File Explorer has the ability to show your files and folders at several different sizes and views. These sizes include Extra Large icons, Large icons, Medium icons, List, Details, Tiles and Content view. To switch between views, you can use hotkeys, or the appropriate Ribbon command. In this article, we will review another method, which is very fancy and fast.

How to disable OneDrive in Windows 10

OneDrive is the online document storage solution created by Microsoft. It can be used to store your documents and other data online in the cloud. It also offers synchronization of the stored data across your devices. OneDrive comes bundled with the Windows 10. If you are not going to use it, here is how to disable it completely.

How to remove Network icon from Windows 10 File Explorer

By default, Windows 10 shows the Network icon in the navigation pane of File Explorer. It is useful to quickly browse your local area network. But for users who have only one PC and no home network, or for those who prefer another way of network sharing instead of the default Windows SMB protocol, that icon can be completely useless. If you are not going to use it and don't wish to see the Network icon in the navigation pane, here is how to remove it from Windows 10 File Explorer.

How to remove OneDrive icon from Windows 10 File Explorer

OneDrive comes bundled with the Windows 10 OS. It can be used to store your documents and other data online in the cloud and sync it between your computers. If you are not going to use it and don't wish to see the OneDrive icon in the mavigation pane, here is how to disable it and remove OneDrive from Windows 10 File Explorer.

Remove Quick Access Icon from File Explorer in Windows 10

The updated File Explorer app in Windows 10 has a new default location called Quick Access. It includes two sections: Frequent folders and Recent files. If you are not using it and prefer to not see Quick Access in the navigation pane, here is how you can hide and remove Quick Access from File Explorer in Windows 10.

How to remove HomeGroup icon from Windows 10 File Explorer

During setup, Windows 10 asks you which network type you want to set for the current network connection. Once you set it as private, Windows 10 automatically shows the HomeGroup icon in the navigation pane of File Explorer. If you have no use for the HomeGroup feature and don't wish to see its icon, here is how to disable it and remove HomeGroup from Windows 10 File Explorer.

How to add Recent items to left pane of File Explorer in Windows 10

Windows 10 does not come with the Recent places option in the navigation pane of File Explorer like Windows 8 or Windows 7. Instead, it has the "Recent files" group inside the Quick Access folder. This is not at all convenient for users who were used to accessing Recent places with one click from the navigation pane. Today we will see how to add Recent items to left pane of File Explorer in Windows 10.

Prevent a folder from appearing in Frequent folders in Windows 10

In Windows 10, a new Quick Access location is offered by default in File Explorer. It collects your frequently used folders and recent files. We already covered earlier how to remove recent files, and how to remove frequent folders from Quick Access. Today I would like to share a simple tip which allows you to hide a folder from Quick Access and prevent it from appearing there.

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