Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.



Windows 7: Where do the "Libraries" reside? [the drive?]

08 Dec 2009   #1

Win 7 - 64 Pro
 
 
Where do the "Libraries" reside? [the drive?]

I have two idential laptop hard drives, C and E, and one ESATA backup, F. On Saturdays, I copy C to E, and on Sunday, I copy E to F.

That way I have three idential SATA hard drives and can boot to any of them. [this is my own backup method]

I have just placed a file in C Libraries, then opened Explorer to E and then to F. All three drives show that new file in the Library at the top of the menu.

I would have thought the Libraries remain with the drive. No? Where do they reside?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Dec 2009   #2

Win7
 
 

I could be wrong, and someone can slap me if I am, but I've been under the impression libraries are VIRTUAL. They don't reside in any particular location. AFAIK, the term library is just a name for a pointer to the items you want included in your "library". anyone else: feel free to correct me.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64 (SP1)
 
 

The individual Libraries reside here: C:\Users\Logic\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries
And a Library is this:
Code:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<libraryDescription xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/windows/2009/library">
  <name>@shell32.dll,-34575</name>
  <ownerSID>S-1-5-21-3243721929-3867430511-2561030242-1000</ownerSID>
  <version>13</version>
  <isLibraryPinned>true</isLibraryPinned>
  <iconReference>imageres.dll,-1002</iconReference>
  <templateInfo>
    <folderType>{7d49d726-3c21-4f05-99aa-fdc2c9474656}</folderType>
  </templateInfo>
  <propertyStore>
    <property name="HasModifiedLocations" type="boolean"><![CDATA[true]]></property>
  </propertyStore>
  <searchConnectorDescriptionList>
    <searchConnectorDescription publisher="Microsoft" product="Windows">
      <description>@shell32.dll,-34577</description>
      <isDefaultSaveLocation>true</isDefaultSaveLocation>
      <simpleLocation>
        <url>knownfolder:{FDD39AD0-238F-46AF-ADB4-6C85480369C7}</url>
        <serialized>...</serialized>
      </simpleLocation>
    </searchConnectorDescription>
    <searchConnectorDescription>
      <isSupported>true</isSupported>
      <simpleLocation>
        <url>\\PORTREIA\Documents</url>
        <serialized>...</serialized>
      </simpleLocation>
    </searchConnectorDescription>
  </searchConnectorDescriptionList>
</libraryDescription>
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


08 Dec 2009   #4

Win7
 
 

Long story short: I take it I was thinking of Vista when I mentioned virtual locations, eh? LOL!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Where do the "Libraries" reside? [the drive?]





Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:08 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33