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Windows 7: How do I unlink a folder.

27 Aug 2012   #1
sailfl

windows 7
 
 
How do I unlink a folder.

How do I unlink a folder in windows 7

I have a folder that has I believe is a link sysmbol. I do not want it linked.

It has a link in the links folder under my user name.

What steps do I need to remove this link.

Thanks


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27 Aug 2012   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Welcome sailfl. I don't understand the question.
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27 Aug 2012   #3
sailfl

windows 7
 
 

I am not sure how to ask the question. But I will try to another direction.

I have my own folder that I store all my documents. The folder is Documents. I accidently linked it to the my documents folder.

If you go to my user account, the folder is there. I don't want the Documents folder linked to any location but right on C:\.

It has a different icon that a regular folder has. It has a folder with a letter. I don't like linked folders. I don't want it any library.

I know I screwed up but I don't know how to fix it.

Thanks and I hope that helps.
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27 Aug 2012   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

You mean you placed your "documents" folder in Documents library?
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27 Aug 2012   #5
strollin

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)
 
 

Right click on the Library then select Properties. You'll see which folders are included in the Library, select the folder you want to remove from the Library and click Remove.
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27 Aug 2012   #6
sailfl

windows 7
 
 

It is not in the libray folder but under the users\Documents. I don't want a folder that is linked to there.

I want the Documents folder to be under C:\ and not linked or located any place else.

I am sorry I may not be using the right terminolgy but I don't know what is correct for this.
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28 Aug 2012   #7
sailfl

windows 7
 
 

I have done some research on libraries and I have changed my mind.

Thanks for the help and suggestions.
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28 Aug 2012   #8
Nigsy

openSUSE 13.1 64bit
 
 

Right click on the folder > Cut > navigate to your C: and paste to the root of your C: - you may still have to 'Unlink' it from libraries.
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