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Windows 7: Can't Access "Downloads" Folder


16 Apr 2011   #11
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jacksunny View Post
Just a quick question. Which of the .zip files from jacee's solution do I have to download? I downloaded the .lnk one but it never fixed the problem.
exe - Executable application files. Click to "save" and save it in a convient place.

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16 Apr 2011   #12

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jacksunny View Post
Just a quick question. Which of the .zip files from jacee's solution do I have to download? I downloaded the .lnk one but it never fixed the problem.
exe - Executable application files. Click to "save" and save it in a convient place.
jacee he states his icons are messed up. Will that fix those. That's the issue.

Thanks.
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16 Apr 2011   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 x64
 
 

IT WORKS!!! Thanks so much for your help. It is really appreciated
BTW it was the Library-MS file I had to download to fix the problem.
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16 Apr 2011   #14

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jacksunny View Post
IT WORKS!!! Thanks so much for your help. It is really appreciated
BTW it was the Library-MS file I had to download to fix the problem.
Thanks for letting us know. Glad we were able to help.

Now leave things alone

Peace
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16 Apr 2011   #15
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Yay!
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04 Jul 2012   #16

windows 7 32bit
 
 

Hello,
I have the same problem like jacksunny. I am unable to access my "Downloads" Folder. When I click on it a error message pops up titled Explorer.exe. It reads "This file does not have a program associated with it for performing this action. Please install a program, or if one is already installed, create an association in the default programs control panel." I also tried accessing it through
C:/Users/Jack/Links/ and it doesn't open.
i downloaded the ms library, but now i don't know what to do. Somebody help please cause im new in this forums.
thanks.
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04 Jul 2012   #17
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Elti, and welcome to Seven Forums.

To fix this, you would need to download and merge the library-ms option as outlined in the tutorial below. If you have any questions, then please just let me know.

Default File Type Associations - Restore
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04 Jul 2012   #18

windows 7 32bit
 
 

thank you Brink. I downloaded library-ms and merged it...then i followed the tutorial but when i run the libraryicochanger.exe file (2nd step in "How to change a Library icon in Windows 7) the "Downloads" icon doesn't appear in the screen shot. There are only Documents, Music, Picture and Video icon present, if you know what i mean. What do you suggest? thanks
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04 Jul 2012   #19
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Your welcome Elti.

Yeah, by default there isn't a "Downloads" library, but the tutorial below can help show you how to create one real quick.

Downloads Library - Create
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04 Jul 2012   #20

windows 7 32bit
 
 

what about my docs at the existing download location? can i restore them?
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