Places Bar is placed at the left side of Microsoft Office “Open/Save dialog” to allow the user fast access to History, Desktop, My Documents etc. This setting enables you to hide the system folder “Desktop”.
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Hide the sytem folder Desktop in the Places Bar.reg
The ".reg" file can hide the system folder Desktop in the Places Bar.
Show the sytem folder Desktop in the Places Bar (Default).reg
The ".reg" file can show the system folder Desktop in the Places Bar.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
‘Desktop’ icon is removed from the places bar.
‘Desktop’ icon is visible by default
in the places bar.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting
dialog box, type "regedit".
Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0
\Common\Open Find\Places\StandardPlaces\Desktop\],right-click in
the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name "Show" in
Next, right-click on "Show" and click on 'Modify'.
Finally, enter the value "0" (Base Hexadecimal) without quotation in
the text box and click on 'OK'. Once you are done. After a restart or
logoff, the changes take effect.
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