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Windows 7: Correcting faulty My Documents move

02 Aug 2014   #11
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It's no bother.

As a test, change the data value for the Personal key in your registry screenshot to this below to see if that does the trick. Even though you changed your user name, the original name is still tied to the account.

C:\Users\My Documents\Documents


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03 Aug 2014   #12
Jaidee

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 and 64bit
 
 

I did that - no difference that I could see. Used both My Document (as per the other entries) and My Documents.

I think we can probably call this closed unless you have any other suggestions?
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03 Aug 2014   #13
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If you haven't already, see if restarting the computer after that change may sort it. I've noticed that sometimes it may take a bit before it actually changes to what it should be with the "my" for some reason.
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03 Aug 2014   #14
Jaidee

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 and 64bit
 
 

Restarted a couple of times but have now left it and will try again tomorrow am - I am a bit ahead of you time wise

I will let you know.

Thanks again.
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03 Aug 2014   #15
Jaidee

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 and 64bit
 
 

No change so I think we will call it quits.
Thanks for your patience. Cheers.
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03 Aug 2014   #16
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If it works, then it'll be fine as is.

If you like, you could also create a new user account to use instead.
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