Windows 7: Remove Libraries
This will demonstrate how to remove libraries from Windows 7.
These are the default libraries in Windows 7; Documents, Music, Pictures and Videos.
The folders under each are linked from their original locations. If you delete the libraries the folders will also be deleted. DO NOT do this! They have to be removed instead.
Right-click on My Documents which is contained in the Documents Library and choose Remove location from library.
Repeat this step for each folder in each library that you want removed. Each library MUST be empty of content before you delete the library.
After you delete content
This is what the Documents Library looks like when it’s empty of content.
Prepare to delete libraries
To delete all libraries, first click through each one and make sure all content has been removed
When all content has been removed, right-click on a library and click Delete. Repeat for the others you want deleted.
You can’t delete the folder called Libraries but it will be the only one left.
The default Libraries may recreate themselves periodically. To remove them, follow these instructions again.
You can restore the default libraries by right-clicking on Libraries and choosing Restore default libraries.