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How to Remove Library Location Name From File Explorer?

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    How to Remove Library Location Name From File Explorer?


    The best way to explain is with an illustration - see the attachment. How do I remove a library location name - in this case "My Pictures (273) L:\Users\M and D" - so that all I see are the folders and files in the library?
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    Right click on it and select Don't show in navigation pane.

    Also, Library is not a folder, it's a collection of junction points: Junction Dysfunction - TechNet Magazine Article - December 2009
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    Hello Daddyman,

    You could set your folder "Views" to "Group by" (None) to not have it like that anymore.

    Sort by, Group by, and Arrange by Items in Windows 8 File Explorer

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Daddyman,

    You could set your folder "Views" to "Group by" (None) to not have it like that anymore.

    Sort by, Group by, and Arrange by Items in Windows 8 File Explorer

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
    Yes! Thanks very much.
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    You're most welcome.
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