Libraries

Disable Adding Locations on Removable Drives to Index and Libraries in Windows

By default, Windows will use the index when searching to give you faster search results. The search index only includes your selected locations. These locations can be filtered for what file types (extensions), file properties, and file contents you want indexed.

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like.

By default, users in Windows are able to add locations on removable drives to libraries and as indexed locations.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the ability to add locations on removable drives to libraries and as indexed location for all users in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

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How to Restore Default Settings of Library in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like, and set a default save location and public save location for the library.

This tutorial will show you how to completely restore the default settings of a library for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Add Set save location to Context Menu of Libraries in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like, and set a default save location and public save location for the library.

A library’s default save location determines which included folder an item will be stored to when you copy, move, or save it to the library.

A library’s public save location determines which included folder an item will be stored to when users or homegroups that you set to share the library with copy, move, or save the item to the library.

You can add the Set save location and Set public save location context menus to libraries and library backgrounds that will let you quickly set a default save location and public save location for a library.

This tutorial will show you how to add Set save location to the context menu of libraries for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Add Optimize library for to Context Menu of Libraries in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like, and set a default save location and public save location for the library.

You can add a Optimize library for context menu to libraries and library backgrounds that will let you quickly change the template of a library to be optimized for General Items, Documents, Pictures, Music, or Videos.

This tutorial will show you how to add Optimize library for to the context menu of libraries for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Add Change Icon to Context Menu of New Libraries in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like, and set a default save location and public save location for the library.

You can add a Change icon context menu to new libraries and new library backgrounds that will let you quickly change the icon of a new library.

This tutorial will show you how to add Change icon to the context menu of new libraries for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Add Manage Library to Context Menu of Libraries in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like, and set a default save location and public save location for the library.

You can add a Manage library context menu to libraries and library backgrounds that will let you quickly view or change the library’s settings instead of doing so from the library’s properties page.

This tutorial will show you how to add Manage library to the context menu of libraries for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Add Restore Settings to Context Menu of Libraries in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like, and set a default save location and public save location for the library.

You can add a Restore settings context menu to libraries and library backgrounds that will restore the default settings of a library.

This tutorial will show you how to add Restore settings to the context menu of libraries for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Re-order Folder Groups Inside a Library in Windows 10

Libraries gather added folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place.

By default, grouped folders inside a library show in the same order in which you included them. You can move up and down the folders to arrange them in any order you like.

This tutorial will show you how to re-order folder groups inside a library in Windows 10.

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How to Change Icon of a Library in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can add or remove folders and drives to be included in a library as you like.

This tutorial will show you how to change the icon of a library to any custom icon you like in your account in Windows 10.

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How to Set Default and Public Save Location of Library in Windows 10

Libraries gather folders that are stored in different locations so you can browse them in one place. You can include folders and drives to a library as you like.

A library’s default save location determines which included folder an item will be stored to when you copy, move, or save it to the library.

A library’s public save location determines which included folder an item will be stored to when users or homegroups that you set to share the library with copy, move, or save the item to the library.

This tutorial will show you how to set a default save location and public save location of a library for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Libraries Desktop Icon in Windows 8 and 8.1

Libraries are collections where you can get to all your documents, music, pictures, and other files in one single place. In some ways, a library works like a folder: you can use it to browse and sort files. But unlike a folder, a library gathers files that are stored in several locations. This is a subtle, but important, difference. Libraries don’t actually store your items. They pull from included folders that contain your items, and let you access and arrange the items in different ways. For example, if you have music files in folders on your PC, a shared folder on your network or homegroup, and/or on an external drive, you can include these folders in your Music library so that you can access all of your music files from your Music library.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove a Libraries desktop icon for only your user account in Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.

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