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Windows 7: Folder keeps changing its name

20 Aug 2012   #11

Summary Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU AMD Athlon II X2 250 23 C


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20 Aug 2012   #12

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Sorry about my last post, caps lock left on and didn't check
Realised that those two links I sent you might make things look more complex than they really are. Basically how they work is if you have, say, photos stored on an external hard drive you just create what's called a location in a folder on Libraries to connect to that ext HD folder and you would then just need to click on the location to open all the files on that location on the ext HD. Next to that in Libraries you could have as many different locations as you wish all to different folders on different hard drives, all under one roof. Saves ages of swopping between drives and folders to find your files. The thing to remember, and this is where many make a mistake, is that you don't create duplicates of your files when you add a location in Libraries so virtually no disc soace is taken up by Libraries on your main "C" Drive. Well very little anyway, a matter of a few Kb's. You can have more than one Library location to the same folder on a Hard Drive, in fact you can have as many as you wish, you still won't duplicate your files.
One point to remember for later on. I would recommend that you give your External hard Drive a dedicated drive letter high up in the alphabet, say X,Y or Z. When you are ready post back and i will explain why athis is recommended and how to achieve it. Quite starightforward. Can save probs in the future
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