Remove Shared Doc’s from My Computer

Posted in Windows XP by Steve Sinchak

Under My Computer you will notice a new folder called shared documents.  Microsoft has made it easy to share files and folders over a network by dragging icons into it.  If you wish to remove this folder from My computer all you have to do is delete a key from the windows registry.

  1. Start regedit, if you are unfamiliar with regedit please see our FAQ.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\
  3. Locate the key {59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}.
  4. Right click on it and select delete.
  5. Reboot may be required to complete!
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