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Windows 7: Missing My Documents folder

23 Aug 2014   #1
mark9647

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
Missing My Documents folder

I have inadvertently moved the My Documents folder from Documents to another location. Apparently I am not allowed to move it back. How can I get it back in the Documents folder?
Mark


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23 Aug 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Mark, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You should be able to use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to restore your Documents folder's default location.

User Folders - Restore Default Location
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23 Aug 2014   #3
mark9647

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

I tried both options 1 and two. neither had any affect on the location of the "My Documents" folder. It remains at C:\user\documents\public documents\my documents. I need to get it out of the public documents folder. I appreciate the research but in this case it did not solve the problem. Maybe I'm missing something.
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23 Aug 2014   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Did you do all of Option Two and not just part of it?
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25 Aug 2014   #5
mark9647

windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

Finally made it work. I had to drag the "my documents" folder to the new "document" folder created by option 2. Seems to be all right. Thanks for the help.

Mark
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25 Aug 2014   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Perfect.
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