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Windows 7: User Folders - Change Default Location

06 May 2013   #250
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Ganie,

You're snapshot doesn't work.
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If you mean to add a new folder to a library, then you don't need to remove any of the old one's unless you just wanted to or moved one of them. Otherwise, you could just include the new one to add it.

Hope this helps for now.


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06 May 2013   #251
fourthofjuly

Win 7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello Ganie,

You're snapshot doesn't work.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
If you mean to add a new folder to a library, then you don't need to remove any of the old one's unless you just wanted to or moved one of them. Otherwise, you could just include the new one to add it.

Hope this helps for now.
My purpose is to direct all user files to another physical drive. That is why I removed the default location and added a new location on the drive location I want. It also works that way. But yeah, I guess I didn't have to remove the default folder, but I just don't wanna see those folders there anymore as I am not using them. Let me try again that snapshot here (I followed the tutorial before about uploading snapshots):


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06 May 2013   #252
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Ganie,

If you used the method on the yellow tip box at the top of the tutorial, then I would recommend to go ahead and leave the default folders included in the library and just include any new folders.

This way if a program saves anything into the default locations, you'll be able to see them in the library.
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06 May 2013   #253
fourthofjuly

Win 7 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Ganie,

If you used the method on the yellow tip box at the top of the tutorial, then I would recommend to go ahead and leave the default folders included in the library and just include any new folders.

This way if a program saves anything into the default locations, you'll be able to see them in the library.
Thanks a lot Shawn... I will bring back the default location folder. Cheers!
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06 May 2013   #254
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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07 Jul 2013   #255
MatthewCarter

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (second reinstall)
 
 

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What is UsersFilesFolder in shell:UsersFilesFolder in Setp 3.? I thought it is Favorites when I wanted to relocate this folder but it does not seems to be so.
The shell:UsersFilesFolder is the system identifier for the user folder which appers as the user name in the start menu or explorer.
My question is what the UsersFilesFolder is. Whereas your answer is shell:UsersFilesFolder is ........ Please provide what goes in place of UsersFilesFolder by a spcific example.
'UsersFilesFolder' Does not exist
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07 Jul 2013   #256
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Welcome to the Seven Forums, Matthew.

When you paste shell:UsersFilesFolder into the Start Menu search field and press enter, what do you see?
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07 Jul 2013   #257
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MatthewCarter View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by churin View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post

The shell:UsersFilesFolder is the system identifier for the user folder which appers as the user name in the start menu or explorer.
My question is what the UsersFilesFolder is. Whereas your answer is shell:UsersFilesFolder is ........ Please provide what goes in place of UsersFilesFolder by a spcific example.
'UsersFilesFolder' Does not exist
Very strange first post from a new member. The fact that you do not know something does not automatically mean it does not exist.

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Welcome to the Seven Forums, Matthew.

When you paste shell:UsersFilesFolder into the Start Menu search field and press enter, what do you see?
Or simply type or copy & paste shell:UsersFilesFolder to Explorer addressbar and hit Enter.
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07 Jul 2013   #258
MatthewCarter

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit (second reinstall)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Welcome to the Seven Forums, Matthew.

When you paste shell:UsersFilesFolder into the Start Menu search field and press enter, what do you see?
Sure, shell:UsersFilesFolder works, but not UsersFilesFolder
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07 Jul 2013   #259
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

UsersFilesFolder is an OS variable.

Option 2, step #3 of this tutorial thread that you are posting in says to do what I mentioned.

Are you able to do what you need to do? Are you able to move the folder of interest?



Churin probably has this sorted out by now. The post that you quoted was from 2009. If you have/had the same question as Churin, then hopefully I've answered it. If you would like to know more about OS variable, we can help you with that too.
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