Quote: Originally Posted by Hatter The Mad
It just looks like a regular folder, called "Pictures". However, it does act like the user shell folder (i.e. when you right-click you can set its location). It just doesnt have the correct icon, nor rename itself to "My Pictures"
Did you try to manually recreate the user folder by chance?
Try OPTION TWO for the Pictures folder in the tutorial below to restore it's default location, then restart the computer. You may need to restart a couple of times though.
User Folders - Restore Default Location
If this does not help, then please post a screenshot of this folder and it's location to help determine what may have happened.