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Windows 7: Default "My Documents" point to ...?

18 Sep 2009   #1
horiz0n

Windows 7 RTM
 
 
Default "My Documents" point to ...?

I've a bit of a mess after relocating the "My Documents" folder so I'd like to start over and set everything back to default. Three questions:
  1. Which folders does the default Libraries/Documents folder contain?
  2. Where does the default Libraries/Documents/My Documents folder point to?
  3. Where does the default C:\Users\<user>\My Documents folder point to?

Thanks for your help!


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18 Sep 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

Hello Horiz0n,

This tutorial can help show you how to restore the default location of the Documents user folder.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Q1) C:\Users\(user-name)\Documents and C:\Users\Public\Documents

Q2) C:\Users\(user-name)\Documents

Q3) C:\Users\(user-name)\Documents

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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18 Sep 2009   #3
horiz0n

Windows 7 RTM
 
 

Thanks for your answer and sorry for not searching hard enough.

How can I mark this thread solved?
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18 Sep 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10
 
 

You're welcome Horiz0n. No problem, we're here to help.
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