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Windows 8 public folder

By stansfield
Jul 4, 2013
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  1. I do not use the public folder in w8 and want to delete it. Can someone give me an idea on how to do it thru registry or system? thanks
     
  2. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,475   +624

    Just leave it there. If you haven't enabled file & folder sharing, there's no problems.
     
  3. stansfield

    stansfield TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45   +7

    Well, thanks for that but I wouldn't have asked the question if I hadn't wanted to remove it.
    I am aware "there's no problems" but I am a tidy kind of guy and I don't want a folder that I will never use hanging around and just like anybody else would, I want to delete an unwanted folder except that it is a system folder and trickier to remove. The googled answers I have found don't work and I need the path.
     
  4. stansfield

    stansfield TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45   +7

    Forget it! have now deleted it!!!
     
  5. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,475   +624

    Good job. :) Can you post the solution here?
     
  6. stansfield

    stansfield TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45   +7

    St1ckM4n likes this.
  7. stansfield

    stansfield TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 45   +7

    Another useful tweak is the "everything" computer search which cuts out the need for the cumbersome windows search. It does what it says on the tin Get from http://www.voidtools.com/download.php
     


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