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[Tip] Remove “3D Objects” from Windows 10 Explorer “This PC”

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[Tip] Remove “3D Objects” from Windows 10 Explorer “This PC”

When you install Windows 10 operating system in your computer, you see some extra folders such as Desktop, Documents, Downloads, etc in This PC (also known as My Computer or Windows Explorer). Many people find these extra items present in This PC window useless and annoying. The good thing is that you can remove these extra folders easily with the help of some simple registry tweaks which we shared few years back in following tutorial:

[Tip] Remove Extra Folders from Windows 10 Explorer “This PC”

Now with the release of new feature update of Windows 10, Microsoft has added another extra folder called “3D Objects” to This PC window as shown in following image:

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Many readers asked us to share a way to get rid of this new “3D Objects” folder too. So today in this tutorial, we’ll tell you how to remove “3D Objects” folder from This PC in Windows 10.

Check out following steps to delete “3D Objects” item:

1. Press WIN+R keys together to open RUN dialog box. You can also open it from WIN+X menu. Now type regedit in RUN dialog box and press Enter. It’ll open Registry Editor.

2. Now go to following keys one by one:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerMyComputerNameSpace

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerMyComputerNameSpace

3. Now you’ll see {0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A} key under NameSpace keys. Right-click on the “{0DB7E03F-FC29-4DC6-9020-FF41B59E513A}” key and select Delete option.

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That’s it. It’ll immediately remove “3D Objects” folder from This PC and all browse windows.

NOTE: We have updated the old registry script to remove 6 extra folders from This PC window to include the new method to remove “3D Objects” folder as well. So after applying the registry script, you’ll get rid of all extra folders including the new “3D Objects” automatically.

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Just download following ready-made registry script to remove all extra folders from This PC window automatically. Extract the downloaded ZIP file using 7-Zip or any other file archive software and you’ll get 2 REG files to hide or show these extra folders in Windows 10 “This PC” window:

Download Registry Script to Remove Extra Folders from Windows 10 This PC

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