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Show/Hide shared folders of all user accounts.

This is a setting to show/hide the shared folders of all user accounts under My Computer/Windows Explorer section.

Tweak for : Windows XP, Windows 2003
Shared documents can be accessed by different users of a computer. Normally, these documents are stored in shared folders. The user must have the proper rights to access these folders. The setting provided below can show shared folders of different users in My Computer or Windows Explorer section. However, to hide the shared folders, delete the entry from the registry.

To show the shared folders, you have to make changes in the registry. Go to Start > Run and enter "regedit". Now, search for the key given below. If it does not exist, create it.

The changes will take effect after a restart or logoff.

Hide shared folders of all user accounts (Default).reg

The '.reg' file can hide shared folders of all user accounts.

Show shared folders of all user accounts.reg

The '.reg' file can show shared folders of all user accounts.

Apply registry settings according below given steps of screenshots with related changes.

Display shared folders of all user accounts of a computer.

Hide shared folders of all user accounts of a computer.

First, click the 'Start' button, and select 'Run'. In the resulting dialog box, type "regedit".

Second, go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MyComputer\NameSpace\] and create a new key as "DelegateFolders".

Third, create a subkey under "DelegateFolders" as "{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}".

Finally, shared folders of all user accounts will be displayed in 'My Computer'.

Clear the search arguments from Find dialog box.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

This setting allows you to clear the drop-down list created while trying to find a file or all files of a format.

Hide the shortcut mark from an Internet shortcut (.URL) file.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

This setting will hide the shortcut mark from any new Internet shortcut (*.URL) you create.

Change the description of “.EXE” files in Windows Explorer.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

This tweak is used to change the description of “.EXE” files in Windows Explorer when you click on the Details in View menu.

Hide “Shortcut to” prefix to any new shortcut you create.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

This setting will hide shortcut to prefix for any new shortcut, you create.

Show the extension for the Shortcut into a Document (.SHB) files.

Category : Display > Files & Folders

This setting enables you to show the “.SHB” files extension. If you have a file for example “Work”, you can show the extension that it looks like “Work.shb”.

 
 
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