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: folders with the up arrow, -location is not available

15 Jan 2012   #1

win 7 home premium
 
 
folders with the up arrow, -location is not available

I'm not getting something what is the point of this? and I can't find any way to stop it or change the behavior
this is nothing to do with permissions it is the default MyDocuments as far as I can tell.
see attached pic. the only thing this does is force me to do more scrolling to get to the 'real' folders so I can access the content.




Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

15 Jan 2012   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

If you right click on My Music, and left click on properties, what path does it show? Just to make sure, is the problem you have unwanted shortcuts, or the shortcuts do not go to the correct folder?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jan 2012   #3

win 7 home premium
 
 

the path to the 'fake' folder is a unc network path:
\\mypcname\Users\myAcctId\Documents\My Music
so maybe i'm just getting old and ornery the problem is I have 3 objects in the 'my documents' folder that just sit there and take up space.
they seem to have something to do with a 'library'
if I create a new library there doesn't seem to be a 'fake' folder associated with it by default.
I just deleted one of the fake folders and it doesn't seem to have any affect on the library it was evidently associated with.
it all seems weird and pointless
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 folders with the up arrow, -location is not available




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: folders with the up arrow, -location is not available
Thread Forum
User Folders - Change Default Location Tutorials
User Folders - Restore Default Location Tutorials
Two folders, same location, identical name General Discussion
Laptop brightness (fn+right arrow/left arrow) sometimes doesn't work General Discussion
Change location of user folders? Customization
Two Document Folders in the Same Location General Discussion
Moving the location of the *users* folders. Performance & Maintenance

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 02:04 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33