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Windows 7: Documents folder icons and content changed

14 Mar 2014   #11

x64 (6.3.9600) Win8.1 Pro & soon dual boot x64 (6.1.7601) Win7_SP1 HomePrem

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ron6962 View Post
..... Thanks to Slartybark and Brink, I have discovered the source of the strange looking folders.
..... Thank you so much for the help and for your patience.
You're welcome, glad you sorted it.


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