Getting rid of user from explorers menu

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  1. DrConstrat

    DrConstrat New Member

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    In explorer, in the folder view on the left, it displays my user name, with a ton of files inside -I don't use it and would like for it not to display those folders there - can it be removed?

    When I right click on it and select delete I'm asked if i want to remove the "icon", I say yes, but nothing happens.
     
  2. CommonTater

    CommonTater New Member

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    The folder with your username is your "home folder"...
    It is the default starting point for your personal filing system.
    It has to be there.
     
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  3. DrConstrat

    DrConstrat New Member

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    I don't quite understand your answer. Yes i know its my home folder, I was asking if there wasn't a way to remove it from the folder view in explorer.
    Perhaps "folder view" isn't the right expression. Every time I open an explorer window, the left window shows Favorites,Desktop, User(which I'd like to remove), computer,network, control panel
     
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    My mistake... sorry about that.
     
  6. DrConstrat

    DrConstrat New Member

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    Oh, complicated. But thanks for the reply :)
     

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