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Windows 7: User Folders - Restore Default Location

08 Apr 2014   #220
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Since it says you already have a "My Documents" folder for this, run the command below in an elevated command prompt to see if your folder may just be hidden. This command will unhide if so.

attrib +r -s -h "%USERPROFILE%\Documents" /S /D


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08 Apr 2014   #221
churin

W7 Ult x64 and W8 Pro x64
 
 

I did that but My Documents did not show up after restarting the machine. "Documents" is still there.
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08 Apr 2014   #222
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ok good, now that the "Documents" folder is there, go ahead and continue on with the rest of the steps in OPTION TWO.
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08 Apr 2014   #223
churin

W7 Ult x64 and W8 Pro x64
 
 

In the Step 22, I think I am supposed to change the path but the path is already correct or path shown is:
C:\Users\(User name)\My Documents. My user name in place of (User name).
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08 Apr 2014   #224
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

If the path is correct, then you can move on to the next step. The step is there just to verify and make sure it's correct if it's not.
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08 Apr 2014   #225
churin

W7 Ult x64 and W8 Pro x64
 
 

In the Step 26, I did that copy & paste and pressed return key for the My Documents, and logged off and logged on. But still no My Documents came back. What could I have done wrong?
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08 Apr 2014   #226
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Go ahead and post a screenshot showing inside your "C:\Users\(user-name)" folder with hidden files set to show to see if it may help.
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08 Apr 2014   #227
churin

W7 Ult x64 and W8 Pro x64
 
 

Screen shot as follows:


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08 Apr 2014   #228
churin

W7 Ult x64 and W8 Pro x64
 
 

My Documents is still in D: where previously relocated to. Could this be any clue for solution?
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08 Apr 2014   #229
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by churin View Post
Screen shot as follows:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by churin View Post
My Documents is still in D: where previously relocated to. Could this be any clue for solution?
As a test, delete the Documents folder in your screenshot, then see if you could use OPTION ONE to move The Documents folder on D: back to C:.
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