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19 Jan 2013   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Did everything in step 2, now logging off and back on
Oh, just saying, instead of doing the attributes in command prompt one by one, just do this:

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attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Contacts" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Desktop" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Documents" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Downloads" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Favorites" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Links" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Music" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Pictures" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Saved Games" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Searches" /S /D&&attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Videos" /S /D
Basically, group them all together with an "&&" between each with no spaces


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19 Jan 2013   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

When I do any of the shell:... commands, it gives me this message:
Code:
The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
I did everything.
All the folders have the Location tab, though, but the shell command doesn't work.
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19 Jan 2013   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Nvm. Solved it. It had nothing to do with the user profile folders. I just right-clicked the "Documents" folder on my desktop (the one I made myself) and went to the Customize tab. I clicked "Change Icon", changed to something random, then applied. I went back, and clicked on "Change Icon", but then clicked "Restore Defaults", and everything was back to normal
Just to clarify, it used to look like a folder with no item preview, but then it changed to a folder icon that looked like the "My Documents" icon, and now it's back to a legit file preview.


Thanks for the help though, Brink.
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19 Jan 2013   #14

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

But, final question, because all of the "shell:" commands do NOT work, even other ones like shell:SystemX86, like EVERY single one found here. They all give a
Code:
The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
message.
What's the problem here?
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19 Jan 2013   #15
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Great news on the other issue.

Try using this instead to see how it works.

explorer shell:command
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20 Jan 2013   #16

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

So, If I put "explorer shellersonal", or "explorer shell:documents", they go to the documents folder. If I use the "explorer shell:desktop", it'll go to the desktop folder. However, if I use a random command like "explorer shell:lolfail", it still goes to the documents folder :P
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20 Jan 2013   #17
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

How about with the other shell commands?
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20 Jan 2013   #18

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

I tried "shell:Cookies", and it gave me "The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect." When I tried "explorer shell:cookies", it opened explorer with the path "C:\Users\TEMP\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Cookies".
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20 Jan 2013   #19
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

That's correct for the "explorer shell:cookies" command.

What are using the commands in?
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20 Jan 2013   #20

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
 
 

Command Prompt.
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