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Windows 7: User Folders - Restore Default Location

12 Oct 2010   #90
gregrocker

 

These repair steps are really valuable for repairing Location tab when it disappears. But you have to get the regedit listings verbatim according to the excellent charts.

Is it likely Users are botching these in the first place by dragging User folders onto the separate data HD or partition rather than following the correct steps to change User folder location via Location tab?


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12 Oct 2010   #91
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Greg.

Thank you. Yeah it can be real easy to mess up with the slightest deviation from the steps.
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20 Jan 2011   #92
Raigon

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

You da man!! Brilliant work
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14 Feb 2011   #93
edwardholmes91

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thank you so much!

I don't know how I managed to do it but I was changing the location of the Pictures folder and backing a few things up etc. and I managed to delete my Pictures folder. I tried everything I could and couldn't get it to work.

Followed option 2 of this tutorial all the way through and after a restart my pictures folder is back and works perfectly!
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14 Feb 2011   #94
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Edward. I glad to hear that you got it back.
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27 Feb 2011   #95
funkyu

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thank you very much this was an awesome tute!
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27 Feb 2011   #96
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Funkyu, and welcome to Seven Forums.
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07 Mar 2011   #97
bowmma

Windows 7 Professional 32bit
 
 

Many thanks, Shawn. I was completely baffled with the duplicate folders. Have now returned "My Documents" to my system and will never try to redirect the folder again. You are a life saver.
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07 Mar 2011   #98
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Bowmma, and welcome to Seven Forums. I happy to hear that you got it sorted out.
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27 Mar 2011   #99
kevvyb

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
Triuble with the command prompt

Hi I have got to the copy and paste part into elevated command prompt and I am tearing my hair out. Keep getting a Parameter format not correct. Have changed the userprofile to mine.

Any ideas what I may be doing wrong?
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