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Windows 7: How Do I Access these Folders?

16 Mar 2010   #1
subyroo

Dual Boot of WinXP Pro SP3 & Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
How Do I Access these Folders?

I appear to be locked out the folders with the little arrows on them as shown in the picture below, can anybody tell me the procedure to gain access to these folders so I can go looking for specific files.

http://img682.imageshack.us/img682/1075/myfolders.jpg


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16 Mar 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi Pedro,

Those folders are not real folders as such, rather they are what is known as Junctions. They exist for backwards compatibility with older programs and applications not specifically written for Vista and W7.

Off the top of my head, I'm not 100% sure which folder each one refers to, but I do know that the My Documents one refers to My Documents (without the shortcut arrow), and it is that folder which you can access.
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16 Mar 2010   #3
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

See the link in my signature. Case in point, you do not need to access those locations.
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