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Windows 7: Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries

04 May 2011   #40
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
"C:\Users\Public\Recorded TV" is the correct path that Windows 7 uses when referenced, but it displays as below. That's all. You have it correct.

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I'm not certain why it's not opening to the same location as it is for me. Since it still opens to show both included Recorderd TV locations though, I wouldn't worry about it. While different than mine, it's effectively the same.
Just updated the picture above my public recorded tv folder is named only recorded tv no public


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04 May 2011   #41
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Strange, that may be a why. If you like, you could test to see how it behaves if you rename it Public Recorded TV. If it messes up, just rename it back to Recorded TV.

Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries-public.jpg


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04 May 2011   #42
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ok Shawn

I deleted all Recorded TV folders and all Recorded TV libraries and reset the start menu using the default reg file in this tutorial.Also named the c:\users\public TV folder to Public Recorded TV.So identical to yours.I relocated the desktop folder back to c: to count that out as well. So back to square 1. Rebooted and created a new Recorded TV folder but on c:\users\danny which is the same as yours so that rules out a location issue.

Right Clicked on c:\users\public\Public Recorded TV include in library\create new library.Renamed that library to Recorded TV (just removed public) Included the new c:\users\danny Recorded TV folder I created for this test.All fine to this point the library shows the 2 locations.Public on top and default save location.

Right clicked Recorded TV in the start menu\properties and included the C:\Users\danny\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\Recorded TV library which added the 2 locations c:\users\public recorded tv and c:\users\danny\recorded tv.

Ran the reg file from c:\desktop.Agreed yes yes and rebooted.

And STILL no location change.If that reads identical to what you did feel free to email me lots of expletives because i just dont know where im going wrong.I dont think theres anything else to try so I will thank you for all your time and patience and hope your still talking to me.

Thanks Shawn
Danny
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04 May 2011   #43
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I looks like you did it the same way I did. I don't know what else to suggest anymore either.
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04 May 2011   #44
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
I looks like you did it the same way I did. I don't know what else to suggest anymore either.
Will come back to it the next time I do a clean install.Maybe some setting corrupt.

Appreciate your help Shaun

Danny
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04 May 2011   #45
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

LOL, you're welcome. I'll be here when the next time comes around to help if needed.
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17 Jun 2011   #46
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Thought id have another look at this.
Wish I hadnt bothered lol. Still cant get the on screen location to change.Interestingly though It also doesnt change if I customise the Recorded TV start menu library like here Add Custom Folder/Library to the Start Menu and change the name to something else and point it to any file on my D drive.It still shows as pointing to public users instead of the D drive.



You managed to change the location of the library.Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries-capture.png

Therefore You would be able to change the recorded tv name to anything you like and point it to any folder and it would show as above.

That is presuming you could get the damn thing to change in the first place.

Danny


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17 Jun 2011   #47
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You may be able to right click on Recorded TV in the Start Menu, click on Rename, type in a new name, press Enter, give UAC approval to change the name.

Afterwards, right click on Recorded TV in the Start Menu, click on Properties, include the folder you want it to point to, set this folder as the new Save To folder. If you didn't want any other folder included in the library, then you could remove them to only have the new folder in it.
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17 Jun 2011   #48
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Shaun that did work but its still pointing to the new public library not users library.Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries-capture.png

That reg file will not change the library location no matter what I do even though its pointing to users libraries in the registry its still displaying as public in explorer.Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries-0.png


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17 Jun 2011   #49
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hmm, ok. When you go to the first path below inside the Libraries folder, press and hold Shift key, right click on Recorded TV, click on Copy as path, and paste it into your post here, does it have a path like the second one below but with your username?

C:\Users\(user-name)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries


"C:\Users\(user-name)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\Recorded TV.library-ms"
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