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Windows 7: Windows Vista/7 Users Folder

12 Dec 2017   #1
Muz1234

Windows 7
 
 
Windows Vista/7 Users Folder

What do you guys think the change of the Windows folder changed from Documents and Settings to Users? Does it make any difference at all?


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12 Dec 2017   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Muz, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)

"Documents and Settings" is a junction point (symbolic link) that is used for backwards compatibility for old programs that still reference the "Documents and Settings" folder to redirect them to "Users".
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13 Dec 2017   #3
Muz1234

Windows 7
 
 

Can I know why it is changed?
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13 Dec 2017   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I suppose to make it easier to have all your account details, settings, and such in one user profile folder under "Users".
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