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Windows 7: Moving "My Documents" folder, problem with Firefox/Google Chrome

21 May 2015   #1
Darkiie

windows 7 Professional, 64bits
 
 
Moving "My Documents" folder, problem with Firefox/Google Chrome

Hello,

I've been having some problems with my computer since some weeks ago, I decided to change my Document folder from C to D drive since I had games taking too much place into it. I created a new folder in my D drive and moved the folder there by using the move method of the folder.

Since I did that, I had some problems with games/browsers, It was okay at first but now I can't load pages like "Google, Youtube, facebook and others" into Google Chrome & Firefox (And I can't download new addons on Chrome, It won't load it at all). I found a way to get them by using a Portable version of Firefox/Google Chrome but every day I have to delete/reinstall the portable version cause it won't load them anymore. And today the portable version got really slow, almost unusable.

I'm guessing since most of my programs were already installed, It caused a problem to them by moving My Documents folder and I'm not sure if there's a way to resolve this problem.
(My computer is actually not English so If I need screenshot or anything else I'll translate them)


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21 May 2015   #2
RolandJS

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Move that folder back; simply make shortcuts to the subdirectories you need. And, "tell" your programs to save their created and modified data files in D. You can parallel My Documents, have a double on D, copy everything from that C to D. Leave the defaults belonging to Windows OS and programs as, that's my suggestion
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21 May 2015   #3
Darkiie

windows 7 Professional, 64bits
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by RolandJS View Post
Move that folder back; simply make shortcuts to the subdirectories you need. And, "tell" your programs to save their created and modified data files in D. You can parallel My Documents, have a double on D, copy everything from that C to D. Leave the defaults belonging to Windows OS and programs as, that's my suggestion
Actually I already tried moving it back but It didn't changed my problems on Firefox/Google Chrome at all so I put it back on my D drive.
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