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Windows 7: User Folders - Restore Default Location

14 Aug 2015   #280
JohnnyDaniel

64-bit Windows 10 Home Edition
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
DoctorJ,

Open a elevated command prompt, then type the command below and press enter to see if that may help bring it out of hiding for you.

attrib +r -s -h %USERPROFILE%\Pictures /S /D
You, sir, are AWESOME! I did not have a registered account in this website, so I created one in order to thank you properly. Just wanted to say to people who have been having problems with Brink's original post: go on and give this command line a go. I can't thank you enough, Brink!

Johnny.


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14 Aug 2015   #281
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Johnny, and welcome to Seven Forums. I'm glad it was able to help you.
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25 Oct 2015   #282
TokyoDan

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

I know I should be asking this in the Windows 10 forum but there is nothing similar there.

I was trying to move my Saved Games folder just as I had successfully moved my Documents, Pictures, Music, Downloads, etc. special folders. But it didn't work and the Saved Games folder disappeared from my home folder but never showed up in the target location. I searched for it and it is gone. But there is still a simple Saved Games (without the special icon) folder in C:/Users/Default/.

Will option 11 (11. To Restore the Default Saved Games Folder Location) work on Windows 10?
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26 Oct 2015   #283
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Dan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yep, we have a Windows 10 version of this at Ten Forums. You can use step 10 in OPTION TWO below to restore the default location of your Saved Games folder.

Users Personal Folders - Restore Default Location in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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27 Oct 2015   #284
TokyoDan

Windows 10 Home 64-bit
 
 

Thank you Brink. That worked perfectly.
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27 Oct 2015   #285
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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03 Dec 2015   #286
XtremeMaC

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

why are you marking all these personal folders and files under directories as Read Only with attrib +r ?
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03 Dec 2015   #287
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by XtremeMaC View Post
why are you marking all these personal folders and files under directories as Read Only with attrib +r ?
Hello XtremeMaC, and welcome to Seven Forums.

That's the default attribute of a personal folder. This doesn't mean that you will not be able to delete or save anything in them.

You can verify for yourself using the attrib command below. If you see R, it's set as read-only.

attrib %UserProfile%\folder

Substitute folder with the personal folder name.

For exampe: attrib %UserProfile%\Pictures
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03 Dec 2015   #288
XtremeMaC

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

wow, it seems I haven't had enough coffee in the morning...
Indeed it is, for some reason I thought with /S you were marking all files under the folder as read-only as well, but obviously that's not the case... *slaps his own face...
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03 Dec 2015   #289
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

No problem mate. It can certainly look that way at first glance.
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