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 “Publishing/Network”.
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Hide Publishing or My Network Places in Places Bar.reg
The ".reg" file can hide "My Network Places" from the "Places Bar".
Show Publishing or My Network Places in Places Bar (default).reg
The ".reg" file can show "My Network Places" in the "Places Bar".
Registry Entry Details:
Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.
The "My Network Places" option is not visible in the "Places Bar" after the changes.
The "My Network Places" option is visible in the "Places Bar".
First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".
Second, go to the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Common\Open Find\Places\StandardPlaces\Publishing\] key, right-click on the blank area in the right pane and click on the "New > DWORD Value" to create a new DWORD value with the name "Show".
Third, right-click on the 'Show' DWORD value and click on "Modify".
Finally, enter the value "0" in the text box and click on 'OK'.
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