If you are an active user of Windows Explorer Libraries, you will be surprised by the default view of Windows 8.1 Explorer

Windows Explorer

The Libraries section is gone and all the standard folders (Documents, Music, Pictures, etc.) are displayed under This PC. Fortunately, Libraries were not removed from this release of Windows, they are just hidden by default.

To bring Libraries back, open Folder Options dialog (View tab->Options) and select “Show libraries” option – this option is new for Windows 8.1.

Folder Options

It will return back the Libraries section in the Explorer’s navigation pane.

Windows Explorer

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