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Windows 7: relocated My Pictures to a drive not a file

16 Jul 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
relocated My Pictures to a drive not a file

Hi all, I'm just setting up my new windows 7 (on an old machine, but what the heck, it feels new now!) I have successfully moved program files and users from the C drive to the D drive, but was now aditionally moving My Pictures and My Music to the F drive as these folders take up so much room. My music went fine, but when i was setting the 'move' location for My Pictures i forgot to set it as F:\My Pictures and accidentally set it as F:\, so now My pictures are just dumped all over the F drive. How do I now move My Pictures to the new location as I don't have the 'My Pictures' folder to click on and edit location of any more?

Many thanks all!

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Jul 2011   #2


You should be able to put all of the pictures back into a folder of your designation, and then right click on your "Pictures" menu item in the start menu, then choose properties. This should allow you to add / remove locations for this library.

User Folders - Change Default Location

Library - Include a Folder

Library - Remove a Included Folder
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16 Jul 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Thank you TCG, worked like a treat, order has been restored!
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16 Jul 2011   #4


You're welcome, glad everything worked out.

~ tcg
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