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Windows 7: How Do I Move My Documents To Desktop?

13 Aug 2009   #11
TGSoldier

 
 

Well that's what basically what we wants. Is it not?


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13 Aug 2009   #12
Sassa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
Creating the shortcut is IMO the best possible solution, if you don't want to relocate the documents folder.

Kari
I'm sharing your opinion.
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13 Aug 2009   #13
TGSoldier

 
 

I beg to differ, simply because he wants the "My Documents" on the desktop.

I have done this with my "My Pictures" and other folders to link it to a folder on a secondary hard drive.

/shrug

I guess if he wanted the shortcut, he would have done it.
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13 Aug 2009   #14
Sassa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TGSoldier View Post
Well that's what basically what we wants. Is it not?

Well... Yes & No...
This is subjective question...
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13 Aug 2009   #15
TGSoldier

 
 

It boils down to what he wants..
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13 Aug 2009   #16
Sassa

 
 

He wants documents folder on desktop, but does he want to MOVE documents folder to the desktop...
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13 Aug 2009   #17
Kari

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TGSoldier View Post
I beg to differ, simply because he wants the "My Documents" on the desktop.

I have done this with my "My Pictures" and other folders to link it to a folder on a secondary hard drive.

/shrug

I guess if he wanted the shortcut, he would have done it.
How does your method differ from creating a shortcut? You just create a link (shortcut?) on desktop, while the folder stays where it is.

I read OP once more. The poster wants it "like it was in XP". XP had a My Documents shortcut on desktop, linked to documents folder. My answer was exactly what OP asked, do it like it was in XP.

Kari

EDIT: Question answered. Unsubscribing.
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13 Aug 2009   #18
TGSoldier

 
 

Well I guess he could just create the shortcut and have the shortcut icons removed so he won't know its a shortcut xD

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sassa View Post
but does he want to MOVE documents folder to the desktop...
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by poolmon View Post
How Do I MOVEMy "Documents" Folder To The Desktop
Guess that faked me? LOL.. This is indeed tricky and the OP says nothing.. lol
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13 Aug 2009   #19
Sassa

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kari View Post
How does your method differ from creating a shortcut? You just create a link (shortcut?) on desktop, while the folder stays where it is.

I read OP once more. The poster wants it "like it was in XP". XP had a My Documents shortcut on desktop, linked to documents folder. My answer was exactly what OP asked, do it like it was in XP.

Kari
I think that he wants to show it on desktop, like My Computer, without a shortcut arrow.
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13 Aug 2009   #20
matt_0978

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send him a PM to clarify.
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