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: Want to reset all Windows Fax Folders to Default

26 Jun 2016   #1
Cyber Coach

Windows 7 Ulitimate 64bit
 
 
Want to reset all Windows Fax Folders to Default

About two months ago I thought I would move the "Fax" folders to a directory on my data drive. Like others here I keep my data off the OS drive and backup the drive regularly. I do and don't use the Windows default libraries.

In my next backup of my data drive the backup stopped saying I did not have permission to copy Inbox. To be honest I didn't even relate the two events, me moving the Fax folders and the stoppage. I checked my data drive for a folder called INBOX and couldn't find one. It was no big deal to click on the "Continue" button however I did notice that it was also copying some of my data twice, kind of like including a junction point in the copy. I didn't have to time to resolve so I just kept clicking "Continue" to the permission box.

Today I decided to determine what was going on. Using search and some wildcards, low and behold the Inbox appeared and in the path it stated faxes. I finally put two and two together.

So I thought I would undue what I had done. I started the Fax program, click on Tools, click on Fax Settings, click on Advance tab, clicked on Move Folder. I thought I would put it back to c:\programdata\microsoft\windowsNT\MSfax. I did so and ran a test. It no longer stops at the Inbox but it does stop at "SentItems". Went back and checked, the move folder moves everything and there does not appear to be a way to set individual folder locations.

I want to get them all back to default and I'm not opposed to losing what little data is in folder.

Does anyone know how I can achieve this, please.

Any help would be appreciated.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
27 Jun 2016   #2
Cyber Coach

Windows 7 Ulitimate 64bit
 
 

Continued working on my issue. It appears all files were reset but as I had directed the files to my data drive they were deleted in the move back. I deleted the Faxes folders I had created in my data drive and the issue cleared.

I guess I could have explored how to provide myself with the necessary permissions. I am logged on as an administrator and when I check permissions my userid was listed.

Lets consider this closed.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Want to reset all Windows Fax Folders to Default




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
BSOD After Bios Default Reset at Windows Logo
Evening, So my computer is about 2 weeks old. I got it built by a mate who is away and I figure he must have set the bios up a special way, because I set them to default when I was changing my voltage and now I get a BSOD at the windows logo screen everytime. I don't know how to boot to safe...
BSOD Help and Support
How do I reset all the fonts setting to Windows 7 default?
After a recent windows update, my browser displays weird fonts such as overlapping and blur. So I restored my laptop to a previous back up. The problem was solved but then the fonts got smaller. It didn't just affect my browser, it affected my whole laptop, even video games. So how do I undo this...
General Discussion
Reset folder's icon on windows 7 to default
Hi everyone Today my PC was fine. I have some files being downloaded. When i came home, i tried to create folder on my desktop. When i created the folder, the default icon was "unknown". When i right click on the folder, and went to the "change icon" tab, the icon was the default icon for...
General Discussion
Windows 7 Local Disk Default Folders?
Hi, can someone please list the default folders on a fresh install of windows 7 x64 Home Premium sp1 "C:/ folder" please. Just want to make sure everythings in there. Thank You.
General Discussion
Default user folders after windows install
Hi, I haven't found an answer to this, so here's my question as simple as it may sound to some. I'd just like to know if it is a problem to delete the user folders that were created by windows (My Music, My Pictures, My Videos....etc). I would rather have my user folders standardized across...
General Discussion
Windows 7 Local Disk Default Folders
Hi, can someone please list the default folders on a fresh install of windows 7 32bit ultimate edition "C:/ folder" please. Just want to make sure everythings in there :) TIA
Installation & Setup


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 04:54.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App