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How to Add or Remove Sharing tab in Folder Properties in Windows

The Sharing tab in the properties of a folder or drive allows you to manage file sharing over a network in Windows to share files and folders on your computer with other users over a private or public network in your workgroup or domain.

To open the Sharing tab, you can right click or press and hold on a folder or drive, click/tap on Properties, and click/tap on the Sharing tab.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Sharing tab in drive and folder properties for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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Add or Remove Offline Files tab in Network File and Folder Properties in Windows 10

You can right click or press and hold on a network file or folder in Windows, and click/tap on Properties to see more details about the network file’s or folder’s properties.

If you set a network file or folder to always available offline, the Offline Files tab will be added to the properties page window of the network file or folder by default. The Offline Files tab will be unavailable if the network file or folder is not set to always available offline.

Offline Files is a feature of Sync Center that makes network files available to a user, even if the network connection to the server is unavailable.

Users can use offline files (if enabled) to make their network files always available offline to keep a copy of the files stored on the network on your computer. This allows users to work with them even when they are not connected to the network or a server is unavailable. The next time the user connects to the network or the server is available, their offline files on your computer will automatically sync to the network files on the server to update.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Offline Files tab on the Properties page of network files and folders for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Location tab in Folder Properties in Windows 10

You can right click or press and hold on a folder in Windows, and click/tap on Properties to see more details about the folder’s properties.

The Location tab in the properties page window of supported folders (ex: user personal folders) will allow you to see the current location of the folder, move the default location of the folder, restore default location, and find target of the folder.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Location tab on the Properties page of folders for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove ReadyBoost tab in Drive Properties in Windows 10

You can right click or press and hold on a drive in Windows, and click/tap on Properties to see more details about the drive’s properties.

The ReadyBoost tab in the properties page window of drives allow you to manage using the ReadyBoost feature on removable storage media such as a SD card or USB flash drive.

If you have a NetBook or an older PC with relatively low memory or little disk space capacity, you could use the ReadyBoost function to provide this PC with more memory. You can use non-volatile flash memory such as current USB memory stick or SD memory cards to improve the performance of your system. This additional memory is provided as cache memory, to speed up, for example, the loading or editing of large files.

ReadyBoost will not be enabled if the computer is fast enough that ReadyBoost is unlikely to provide additional benefit. In this situation, you may want to remove the ReadyBoost tab on the Properties page of drives since you will not be using it.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the ReadyBoost tab on the Properties page of drives for all users in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Quota tab in Drive Properties in Windows 10

You can right click or press and hold on a drive in Windows, and click/tap on Properties to see more details about the drive’s properties.

The Quota tab in the properties page window of drives allow you to manage quota settings for the drive.

Disk quotas track and control disk space usage for NTFS file system volumes, allowing administrators to control the amount of data that each user can store on a specific NTFS volume. Administrators can optionally configure the system to log an event when users are near their quota, and to deny further disk space to users who exceed their quota. Administrators can also generate reports, and use the event monitor to track quota issues.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Quota tab on the Properties page of drives for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Add or Remove Hardware tab in Drive Properties in Windows 10

You can right click or press and hold on a drive in Windows, and click/tap on Properties to see more details about the drive’s properties.

The Hardware tab in the properties page window of drives allow you to see device properties for the drive.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove the Hardware tab on the Properties page of drives for all users in Windows 10.

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