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Is there an easy way to remove favorites from the navigation pane in Windows 8 without editing the registry?

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Note for down-voters:… – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Nov 2 '12 at 19:17
@techie007 Agree, but no upvotes for the question either, just for the answer. – Moab Nov 3 '12 at 2:40
@moab The OP had originally put that in the question, so I moved it to a comment. ;) – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Nov 3 '12 at 15:15
up vote 4 down vote accepted

To remove the favorites from the navigation pane, just right-click the navigation pane and you will find an option to remove it:

This option was not present in Windows 7.

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