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Windows 7: Missing "My Documents" icon


09 Jul 2011   #1

Win 7 64-bit
 
 
Missing "My Documents" icon

I use Win 7, and my "My Documents" icon is missing. I know the folder is there, but because I cannot put my documents there due to the missing icon, I have had to create a different folder called "Documents." But I notice some of my files go to either one.

Can someone here please tel me how to restore the "My Documents" icon so I can move all my documents there?

Thanks.


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09 Jul 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Kahill,

You could do all of the steps in OPTION TWO of the tutorial below to hopefully restore your "My Documents" folder afterwards.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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