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Windows 7: How do I move document folder

25 Apr 2010   #1
hbtimmy

windows 7
 
 
How do I move document folder

Hello, I have a fresh install with two hard drives and would like to put my docs,pictures ect, on the other drive for storage.
I tried to move my music folder and really messed things up . I'm not quite sure what I did ,but the folder is empty and I get access denied.
That's not a problem because I will reinstall and start over, but can someone tell me how to move them from (c drive ) to (d drive ) ?
Thanks alot


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25 Apr 2010   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Timmy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

This tutorial can help show you how to move your "C:\Users\(user-name)\My Documents" folder to that location.

User Folders - Change Default Location


For you Music folder, you should be able to restore it's default location using Option Two in the tutorial below if you like. Afterwards, you can try moving it again.

User Folders - Restore Default Location


Hope this helps,
Shawn
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26 Apr 2010   #3
hbtimmy

windows 7
 
 

Thanks alot Shawn,the restore trick worked and now I'll try to move the folders the right way.
Have a great day!
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26 Apr 2010   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Timmy. Please let us know how the move went.
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27 Apr 2010   #5
hbtimmy

windows 7
 
 

It went great,now I'm moving my files to the new P.C.----Thanks Again---
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28 Apr 2010   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

That's great news. Thank you for posting back with your results.
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