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add public folder to This PC in 8.1

  1. #1

    add public folder to This PC in 8.1

    after it was removed from 8
    I managed to get it back into the Library but seems impossible for This PC.

    It's a good, safe way to share files between multiple users on a PC .

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  2. #2

    Southern California
    Posts : 788
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    Go to C:\Users\Public, then grab one of the folders and create a shortcut on your desktop by 'moving' it there with your mouse.

    Is that what you were asking?
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    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Ron,

    If you like, you could use the free program This PC Tweaker below to add any folder to your This PC window.

    WinAero: This PC Tweaker
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  4. #4

    Thanks Dusty & Shawn. The Public Folder shortcut works well enough. definitely checking out more tweaks right after a keyboard problem.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Anytime Ron.
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  6. #6

    Posts : 2,627
    win8.1.1 enterprise

    after 2 wrong click on nice big green download icon I finally got the right one .lol drives me crazy
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