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 “MyComputer”.
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Hide the System Folder “MyComputer” in the Places Bar in MS Office 2003.reg
The '.reg' file will hide the System Folder “MyComputer” in the Places Bar in MS Office 2003.
Show the System Folder “MyComputer” in the Places Bar in MS Office 2003.reg
The '.reg' file will show the System Folder “MyComputer” in the Places Bar in MS Office 2003.
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
‘My Computer’ icon is removed from
the places bar in MS Office 2003.
‘My Computer’ icon is visible in the places bar MS Office 2003.
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting
dialog box, type 'regedit'.
Go to [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Common\Open Find\Places\StandardPlaces\MyComputer\],right-click
in the open area to create a DWORD Value with the name 'Show' in
Now, right click on the DWORD value 'Show' and select 'Modify'.
Finally set the value data as '0' to hide 'My Computer' from the Places Bar in MS Office 2003.
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