How To Reset The Quick Access Pinned Folders In Windows
Windows has many features that are supposed to help with productivity. The Quick access feature is one of them. Quick Access can make your workflow faster and improve productivity. Folders pinned to Quick access will display under Frequent folders in Quick access in File Explorer, and under Quick access in the navigation pane of File Explorer. It helps us navigate to the folders we frequently use in just a few clicks rather than long navigation into a series of folders.
However, you might want to delete or reset the Quick Access history periodically to help maintain some privacy or make a fresh start. Here is how do it
Clear and Reset Quick Access Folders in Windows
Method 1 Use .vbe file
1- We have coded a script to make your job easier, just download the script at the end of the page (password:ceofix) and Unzip it.
2- Then simply double-click on the Reset_Quick_Access_Pinned_Folders.vbe file.
3- It will show a pop-up window with the text “File explorer Quick access Settings has been reset. Restart the file explorer to see the changes” just Click ok button.
Method 2: Use File Explorer
Open File Explorer (Win+E).
Paste the following into the address bar and Hit Enter.
Delete (Ctrl+D) the f01b4d95cf55d32a.automaticDestinations-ms file in the AutomaticDestinations folder.
Method 3: Use Command Prompt
Open Windows Terminal, and select Command Prompt.
Copy and paste the command below into the command prompt, and press enter.
del /f /s /q /a "%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations\f01b4d95cf55d32a.automaticDestinations-ms"