Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: My Documents - Why are these Folders Here?

14 Dec 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro

I don't know why yours is going to a different place then what was intended by Microsoft, but they do state the the new design calls for the pst files to be put in the Document/My Documents folder.

If your pst files are located somewhere else and you do an upgrade, it appears 2010 will use those pst files instead.

At this point in time I guess you'd have to ask Microsoft why? We're just using the information they post.

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 My Documents - Why are these Folders Here?

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Documents vs. My Documents - Relocating folders off c: to data drive
Hi all, I've built another new PC, but for the first time I've installed a SSD to hold Win7 while all my data (in theory) will be held on my data drive (2 TB Hard Disk). I've redirected most of my user folders just fine, "My Documents", My Music, Downloads etc. however when I installed my...
General Discussion
Vanishing documents from folders
Hi I've tried to save all My Document folders (folders in folders) over the years since Win 3 or so, (whatever it was) copied many times from various devices to devices (most USB) over the years but the document folders come up empty in W 7 and 8. They were various Word and Open Office docs....
General Discussion
Documents & Picture folders
Good evening.I have windows 7 home premium desktop.Been trying to sort my picture folder out getting rid of some older ones'Well not getting rid of just moving them to another backup'. Regarding my picture folder I removed all the photos to an external drive to sort out then moved the ones I...
General Discussion
Documents AND My documents folders; Can I eliminate one?
I have a Documents folder and a subfolder called My documents. This seems to me to be duplication. However when I delete a file from the My documents folder, it also deletes the deletes the file from the Documents folder. Is there a way to delete the My documents folder and have all the files...
General Discussion
I lost both documents folders
HELP. I lost both documents folders. User folder and Public folder. I tried to re-create it but there is now no location. I had moved My Documents to another drive but did not do it correctly (I moved My Pictures etc successfully). I need to recreate the user documents file and re-direct it to...
General Discussion
Two 'My Documents' Folders
Hi I have just noticed that I have two 'My Documents' folders in my user folder. The first points to the location to which I set it, my D drive which is where I store all my data. Exploring that folder reveals all my data folders as expected. This folder has a location tab confirming the...
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:18.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App