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Windows 7: missing "my pictures" folder in users, folder renamed itself

28 Oct 2014   #11
the13bats

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
the my pictures folder is now C:\users\len\downloads\dobby. See your first screenshot!
  1. Make folder D:\Dobby
  2. rightclick "My pictures" (so Dobby folder itself in C:\users\Len\downloads) and change the location tab. change location to D:\Dobby\Pictures.
  3. Select "Documents" and "Downloads" folder in c:\users\Len rightclick and cut. Goto D:\Dobby and paste.
Now post registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders again.
Yes, saw that assumed it was wrong.

1. I made the Dobby folder in D:\

Now I get lost.


2. When you say change location to D:\Dobby\Pictures should I make a folder named "pictures" in "D:\Dobby" or will it do it when I relocate it?





3. lost again, If I cut and paste Docments and download folders from user/len to D:\Dobby won't they be missing from start>len


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28 Oct 2014   #12
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by the13bats View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kaktussoft View Post
the my pictures folder is now C:\users\len\downloads\dobby. See your first screenshot!
  1. Make folder D:\Dobby
  2. rightclick "My pictures" (so Dobby folder itself in C:\users\Len\downloads) and change the location tab. change location to D:\Dobby\Pictures.
  3. Select "Documents" and "Downloads" folder in c:\users\Len rightclick and cut. Goto D:\Dobby and paste.
Now post registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders again.
Yes, saw that assumed it was wrong.

1. I made the Dobby folder in D:\

Now I get lost.


2. When you say change location to D:\Dobby\Pictures should I make a folder named "pictures" in "D:\Dobby" or will it do it when I relocate it?


3. lost again, If I cut and paste Docments and download folders from user/len to D:\Dobby won't they be missing from start>len
2-You may choose. Maybe easier for you to make the "pictures" folder first.

3-No cut and paste of those folders is the same as changing the location tab. start->Documents will point to correct location.

Just try it!
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28 Oct 2014   #13
Kaktussoft

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Ugg. I tried it and now D:\Dobby is gone replaced with a folder in D:\ called downloads

you must paste FOLDER Downloads INSIDE D:\Dobby !!! Yes inside!
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28 Oct 2014   #14
the13bats

win7 64bit pro
 
 


I went to users/len and right clicked documents and clicked location and move and opened D:\Dobby and applied the move, told it yes to moving all files,
Now when I open D:\ the Dobby folder is gone but in it's place is a documents folder
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28 Oct 2014   #15
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by the13bats View Post
I went to users/len and right clicked documents and clicked location and move and opened D:\Dobby and applied the move, told it yes to moving all files,
Now when I open D:\ the Dobby folder is gone but in it's place is a documents folder
I told you three times to use cut and paste!! don't use the location tab.

D:\Dobby is all DOCUMENTS now? Or all DOCUMENTS and PICTURES?
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28 Oct 2014   #16
Kaktussoft

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post registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders again
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28 Oct 2014   #17
the13bats

win7 64bit pro
 
 

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28 Oct 2014   #18
Kaktussoft

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C:\users\Len\Downloads\Pictures is still the My pictures folder (it has a locaton tab in properties)?
C:\users\Len\Documents is still My Documents?

C:\users\Len\Documents and C:\users\Len\Downloads\Pictures still exists and are full of documents/pictures?
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28 Oct 2014   #19
the13bats

win7 64bit pro
 
 

I can not find anything called C:\users\Len\Downloads\Pictures.

C:\users\Len\Downloads has one dl in it. it has a locations tab.

C:\users\Len\Documents is still there when I start>len or start and pick it from the list under len, it still has the documents in it. it has a location tab.

C:\Users\len\my pictures IS still there when I click start then len however is does not have a location tab and properties > general tab show it being in C:\Users\len.

If I click start then pictures in the list under len the pictures are not in it.
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28 Oct 2014   #20
the13bats

win7 64bit pro
 
 

I am not as win7 savvy to know how to fix it but I do believe the issue is
When looking at the shell snap shot,

My pictures isn't C:\users\len\Pictures which I believe it should be but rather,
C:\users\len\Downloads\Dobby

So how about we just fix that, don't worry yet about relocating it just tell me if I can get C:\users\len\Downloads\Dobby back to C:\users\len\Pictures which I believe it should be.
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