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Windows 7: moving Desktop location

18 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 64bit
moving Desktop location

I wanted to move my desktop location from C to E:\files\Desktop and somehow it was moved to the root of E: Now everything on E thinks it is on the desktop. I moved the location back to C, but all the files on E still display on the desktop even though the properties of Desktop indicate C. HOw can I fix this?

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18 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64


First, create a backup of your registry. Registry - Backup and Restore

Then, try changing the Desktop key in HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders to E:\files\Desktop.

Let us know how it works out.

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