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Windows 7: Hide home folders

02 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64
Hide home folders

Is it at all possible to hide the Downloads, Links, Favorites, Searches, Videos, Saved Games, and Contacts folders (just the folder, not contents)? I've tried just hiding it like any other folder but it won't work.

AND if possible, have explorer open in my home folder instead of libraries.

PS: I tried disabling libraries entirely, but it opens to My Documents instead of my home folder.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Nov 2011   #2

win7 ultimate / virtual box

personally I have explorer open in documents :
for windows explorer to open my computer view by default instead of libraries, simply right click explorer icon on taskbar select properties and replace shortcut with %windir%\explorer.exe /n, /c, ::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

Windows Explorer (default) is %windir%\explorer.exe

Documents is %windir%\explorer.exe /n,::{450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103}

Documents Library is %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\Documents.library-ms
follow this tut for more commands
My System SpecsSystem Spec
03 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Mac OS X 10.6.2 x64

So how do I actually apply that? I don't get that guide.

I tried in the target field

C:\Windows\explorer.exe %UserProfile%

But that didn't work.
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