This tweak is used to hide My Documents folder from the Start menu.
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Hide the My Document From Start Menu.reg
The '.reg' file Hide My Documents from the Start Menu (For All
Show the My Document in Start Menu.reg
The '.reg' file Show My Documents from the Start Menu (For All
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
‘My Documents’ folder is hidden from the Start menu.
‘My Documents’ link is
visible by default on the Start menu.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting
dialog box, type "regedit".
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\], key and create a new key with the name "Explorer" under
Now, right-click in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the
name "NoSMMyDocs" in "Explorer" key.
Next, right-click on "NoSMMyDocs" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value "1" (Base Hexadecimal) without quotation in
the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. Exit from
registry. After a restart or logoff, the changes take effect.
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