I’ve noticed recently that people are searching an awful lot for methods on turning off the navigation pane in Explorer + other ways to customise its appearance.
This is a very simple task which we’ll cover in this Quick-Tip
Open an instance of Explorer (WinKey+E).
Go to the toolbar and select Organize > Layout > and uncheck the Navigation pane.
With this same method you can toggle the Preview pane, Details pane & choose weather the Menu bar is always displayed (as opposed to pressing Alt).
Here are two screenshots showing all of the above turned on & off.
What do you prefer? A default Explorer, Navigation pane off? Bare bones? Let us know in the comments.