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Windows 7: I'm trying to delete Win7 off of my old drive that is now a secondary

21 Mar 2014   #11

Windows 7 64 bit

I got the disk cleaned OK. And I know I moved My Document, My Photos, My Music, and My Video folders (empty) to "C" before I made changes... but now they are gone.

How can I make new folders that I can move back to my back up platter drive?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Mar 2014   #12


Did you follow User Folders - Restore Default Location - Windows 7 Forums ?

It also covers what to do if they are lost or not showing the shell folder insignia.

I thought you were going to include your files with each User folder you moved back to C. Did you back up your files elsewhere?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Mar 2014   #13

Windows 7 64 bit

Yes, the data is safe.

I'm working through the tutorial.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

21 Mar 2014   #14


It's a PITA but once you get them move, or back on C and then linked via Libraries, you can save a Win7 backup image to achieve it in the future.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Mar 2014   #15

Windows 7 64 bit

My Music and My Pictures has not changed.

I'm going to take a break for awhile, since it said it may take a few restarts to come back.

I did the reg downloads for what I needed.

I did the elevated command prompt and it did not recognize the command, but I did it anyway.

So it will get there eventually.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Mar 2014   #16

Windows 7 64 bit

Finally Got it. Thanks.

I've got:
My Documents

Will not having "My" in front of the cause any problems with Win 7?
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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