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Windows 7: My Documents folder inadvertently renamed

26 Jan 2010   #11

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jmbissell View Post
The one thing you can't seem to do is to rename it back to My Documents. And some of my legacy apps (like Office XP/2002) seemed to fail when I would click on the My Documents button.
That is because the directory is no longer set as your Documents folder.

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26 Jan 2010   #12

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Probably what I would have tried would be to make a new folder called "my documents" then go to c:\<account>, right click on the documents folder and click properties. Go to location tab. Click move and then navigate to the my documents folder you created and click ok. That would move the contents officially to the recreated my documents folder.

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