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Photos App....Unwanted folders

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Photos App....Unwanted folders


    Good morning,

    I have just started using Win 8.1, and, on opening the Photos app I notice that there are "non" photo folders included.

    I discovered that it looks like any folder containing photos or pictures gets added to the app.

    Does anyone know of a way to restrict folder additions to those contained in a specific folder on the hard drive,[e.g. " Pictures"]

    Thanks,

    Andrew

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by Andypolk View Post
    Good morning,

    I have just started using Win 8.1, and, on opening the Photos app I notice that there are "non" photo folders included.

    I discovered that it looks like any folder containing photos or pictures gets added to the app.

    Does anyone know of a way to restrict folder additions to those contained in a specific folder on the hard drive,[e.g. " Pictures"]

    Thanks,

    Andrew


    Good morning Andrew, welcome to Windows EightForums!
    Any folder that resides in your 'Pictures' folder/library, (C:\Users\your name\Pictures), will show up in the 'Photos' app.
    Folders that you do not want to show in the 'Photos' app you could move to a different location.
    Last edited by Edwin; 18 Apr 2014 at 06:44.
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Photos App....Unwanted folders
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