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Windows 7: Remaking "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders

07 Sep 2010   #1
Legume

Windows 7
 
 
Remaking "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders

hi,

OK, this is a weird one.

I wanted to move the "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders to another HDD. I moved the "My Documents" Folder to this HDD without a problem but the others I accidentally set the whole HDD as the folder (if that makes sense). So now the music, videos and pictures folders are set to this HDD and dont have an actual folder to change the properties of. Therein lies my dilema.

If anyone can offer any advice on this curly issue it would be greatly appreciated.

Shane


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07 Sep 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Legume View Post
hi,

OK, this is a weird one.

I wanted to move the "My Music", "My Pictures", "My Videos" folders to another HDD. I moved the "My Documents" Folder to this HDD without a problem but the others I accidentally set the whole HDD as the folder (if that makes sense). So now the music, videos and pictures folders are set to this HDD and dont have an actual folder to change the properties of. Therein lies my dilema.

If anyone can offer any advice on this curly issue it would be greatly appreciated.

Shane
You have a backup from before the problem started? a win 7 dvd to do a repair install?


ken
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07 Sep 2010   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Shane,

You could try restoring the default locations of the use folders that you messed up on, then try moving them again to see if that may fix this for you.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 Sep 2010   #4
Legume

Windows 7
 
 

thank you both very much for the quick replies.

Brinks method of restoring the folders worked a treat and I then moved them again, but correctly haha.

Thanks once again

Shane
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08 Sep 2010   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Shane. I'm happy to hear that you got them sorted.
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