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Global File Cache: How to prevent Files and Folders from being used in Windows Explorer Quick access

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Applies to

  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Windows File Explorer


  • Prevent opening Files and Folder to Quick access in Windows file explorer.
  • Quick Access panel queries each location pinned every 30-60 seconds, which can interfere with the GFC lease mechanism and cause leases to never drop.
    • Quick Access enabled can lead to unwanted locked files on the Global File Cache Core server.


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