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Windows 7: Personal Folder

08 Feb 2011   #11
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

I've already moved my Documents, Pictures, etc folders. Its one of the things I do after a re-install. I'm not sure if thats going to effect what I see now. Right clicking Documents in my start and selecting properties just opens a windows with a Library TAB, and shows Library locations. It shows me where it is now, on my D: partition, but there is no move option that I can see. There is a "Set Save Location" button but it is grayed out. If open my Libraries and click the Documents folder in there I get the same window. I am almost positive that I went to C:\Users\(My user Name) and right clicking there gave me a Location tab.


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08 Feb 2011   #12
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

no, you don't right-click documents in your start-menu

left-click user name in start-menu, then right-click 'my documents' in the rhs explorer window >> properties >> location
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08 Feb 2011   #13
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Click on the 'locations' tab ....you'll see "move"


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08 Feb 2011   #14
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I've (hopefully) attached a picture of how My Documents appears for me. The more I work with all of you on this, the more I become convinced it's an issue with my being hooked to a domain, and going to start digging through gpedit.msc, and see what I find, if anything.

(though, if anyone else has suggestions, I'll happily listen/follow them)


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08 Feb 2011   #15
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mickey megabyte View Post
no, you don't right-click documents in your start-menu

left-click user name in start-menu, then right-click 'my documents' in the rhs explorer window >> properties >> location
OK, that works, I can now see the locations tab. Thats the window I saw when I originally moved them. I didn't do it the way you describe though.
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08 Feb 2011   #16
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Click on the 'locations' tab ....you'll see "move"
This is what I was seeing.
Personal Folder-capture.png
There is no locations tab.
But after doing it correctly I got what is shown above, which is the same screen I got when I originally moved my library folders.


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08 Feb 2011   #17
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Try this ... Computer > C:\ drive > Users > click your user name > right click on My Documents > choose properties > location tab
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08 Feb 2011   #18
WebMattR

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I found the same results as my previous example.
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08 Feb 2011   #19
alphanumeric

Windows 10 Education 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Try this ... Computer > C:\ drive > Users > click your user name > right click on My Documents > choose properties > location tab
Thats the way I usually do it.
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08 Feb 2011   #20
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by WebMattR View Post
I found the same results as my previous example.
have you tried typing shell:UsersFilesFolder into your start-menu searchbox?

same result i suppose?
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