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Windows 7: Accidently dragged and dropped start menu items into Documents folder

31 Dec 2010   #11
Aaron10

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 

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It sounds like you have to deal with the problem via the Navigation Pane. This tutorial might hold the answer to your problem, or at the very least, give you some guidance as to other options you might try:
How to Add or Remove the Windows 7 Libraries Folder from the Navigation Pane
I'll take a look.

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Didn't work either.

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Did System Restore complete or fail? Try another restore point?
Yeah tried a couple all from previous points, none worked.

They're acting as shortcuts kind of.
Didn't answer my question...

Did System Restore complete successfully or did it fail? I'm not asking if it solved the problem, just asking if it completed successfully or not. If not, try it in Safe Mode.
I did answer, I said 'Yeah'.


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31 Dec 2010   #12
MacGyvr

Windows 7 Ultimate RTM (Technet)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aaron10 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Imperfect1 View Post
It sounds like you have to deal with the problem via the Navigation Pane. This tutorial might hold the answer to your problem, or at the very least, give you some guidance as to other options you might try:
How to Add or Remove the Windows 7 Libraries Folder from the Navigation Pane
I'll take a look.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MacGyvr View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Aaron10 View Post

Didn't work either.



Yeah tried a couple all from previous points, none worked.

They're acting as shortcuts kind of.
Didn't answer my question...

Did System Restore complete successfully or did it fail? I'm not asking if it solved the problem, just asking if it completed successfully or not. If not, try it in Safe Mode.
I did answer, I said 'Yeah'.
When I ask did it complete successfully or did it fail, "yeah" doesn't tell me what I need to know.
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31 Dec 2010   #13
Sardonicus

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

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I accidentally selected 'Public Documents', 'My Pictures' and 'Public Pictures' and dragged and dropped them into My Documents and they appear as categories (collapsible items) in My Documents. How do I remove them? Deleting only deletes the content within rather than remove these categories. Running Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit. Thanks.
If you ever do it again and you immediately realize what you did, select Organize, Undo.
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31 Dec 2010   #14
Aaron10

Windows 7 32bit Home Premium
 
 

Easy fix, At the top it says:

Documents library
Includes: 4 locations

Click the '4 locations' or however many and just remove the ones you want.

Dunno how I missed that, thanks for the help anyway.
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