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Windows 7: Lost "My Documents" folder when trying to move it to (D:) partition.

02 May 2012   #1

Win 7 home premium 32
Lost "My Documents" folder when trying to move it to (D:) partition.

My documents turned into local disk (D when trying to relocate "My Docs" to my second partition. Under the location tab I did not rename the folder and just left D:\. Now local disk (D has seemed to replace "My Docs" folder. Please help me put "My Docs" back on (C.
Thank you.

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02 May 2012   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello MJ, and welcome to Seven Forums.

OPTION TWO in the tutorial below may be able to help you get your My Documents folder restored back to the default C: .

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps,
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