Windows Explorer

When I open Windows Explorer or File Explorer or whatever it's called, I have all of this crap listed under my user name. Do I need all that listed under there? And if not how do I get rid of it? I can't insert a screenshot by URL - so instead please click on this link

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Clarification Request
Can't get to image.

Yahoo login pops up. Try or other sites.

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That's normal and can upset some.

That's what's listed under This PC. You wrote "listed under my user name."

To see what's listed under my user name, go to drive c, then Users and then your name to see your home folder contents.

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Re: list

The list with me is somewhat shorter. But then, I didn't/don't
- link with an android device
- use Creative Cloud
- install Evernote
- Google cloud or iCloud

I don't see a problem. But Appdata by default is hidden. Did you set Explorer to show hidden files and folders. Don't do that if you don't like the result.

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Explorer Files

I checked and Explorer is not set to show hidden files. While I was in there I just set everything to Restore Defaults. We'll see how that works out. I just wonder why my Onedrive and Google Drive show up there. Do you know?

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Re: onedrive

I don't use Onedrive at all, I don't even have a Microsoft account on this machine, but I do have a Onedrive folder in my profile. I assume it's made by Windows 10, which is a rather cloud-oriented OS.
If you don't use Onedrive, and don't like to see that empty folder, hide it and see if anything goes wrong.

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Hiding Folders

How do I hide an individual folder?

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Re: hide an individual folder

Just like you hide an individual file. That's right click>properties and click the "hidden" checkbox.

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Thanks for your help! Grin

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