Win 10 | Quick Access list is empty
After recently applying a new update to Windows 10 1803 i noticed that my Quick Access list is completely empty. To add to the issue whenever i tried to add an additional location to Quick Access a error message appear stating it can’t find the location or the path is incorrect.
After spending some time looking into the issue, i found that my CustomDestinations and AutomaticDestinations folders were missing. These folders hold the files that store your Quick Access content. So the fix i put in placed was:
- Open Powershell as admin and enter the following:
cd "C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent" REN AutomaticDestinations\f01b4d95cf55d32a.automaticDestinations-ms AutomaticDestinations\f01b4d95cf55d32a.automaticDestinations-msOLD REN CustomDestinations\f01b4d95cf55d32a.customDestinations-ms CustomDestinations\f01b4d95cf55d32a.customDestinations-msOLD
Restart the machine and log back in. You should then be able to pin items to Quick Access.