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Windows 7: Removing References to Libraries

13 Nov 2011   #1
YouTellMe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64(Primary)/Windows XP Pro
 
 
Removing References to Libraries

I was wondering if it was possible to remove the libraries drop down in Explorer, as it is just a waste of space for me. Network too infact. I only use Favorites and Computer. Also, I would like to change the buttons in the start menu(Documents, Pictures, Music, Videos) to point at the folders themselves, instead of the libraries, is this possible? If so, how would I do that? Thanks!


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13 Nov 2011   #2
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hello YouTellMe

Is this what your looking for - Libraries Folder - Add or Remove from Navigation Pane

Regards Danny
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13 Nov 2011   #3
YouTellMe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64(Primary)/Windows XP Pro
 
 

It looks like it will fix the one part of my problem. But sadly I get stuck on step #5, as the boxes are grayed out. My account is listed as an admin account. Do I have to login to an account actually called Administrator? When I look in the User Accounts Control Panel I only see my account and a disabled Guest account.
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14 Nov 2011   #4
YouTellMe

Windows 7 Ultimate x64(Primary)/Windows XP Pro
 
 

Anyone know why they are grayed out for me? Am I missing something obvious?
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