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Windows 7: shared folder and changing their paths

14 Dec 2010   #1

desktop: win7 professional x86, laptop: win7 prof. x64
 
 
shared folder and changing their paths

On my desktop-computer i have shared some folders with my home network. Then i changed their paths, as i reorganized myself. Now it seems, when I acces the network, those folders paths dont seem to be updated, as i cant access them.

I can now of course "unshare", rename and share them again, which makes them again accessible through the network, but the old "folder names" still remain. why is that, how can i correct it?

Same problem with some old "synched folders".

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15 Dec 2010   #2

Windows 7 Pro 32bit / Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Curious, where do the old 'folder names' remain? Just in the drop down menu under 'Map network drive ...'?

If so those paths are saved in your registry.

Best Wishes,
RȘnce
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15 Dec 2010   #3

Windows 8 Professional
 
 

add a new shortcut (right click desktop and click new -> shortcut) then browse to the location of the folder you moved.
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