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

18 Jun 2011   #60
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Hi Foe

Thanks for looking at this.
All im trying to do is get the start menu Recorded TV library to point to c:\users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries instead or the default public Recorded TV library.

Ive read through your posts and must admit ive become a little lost.Could you walk me through it.

Danny


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18 Jun 2011   #61
foe

Windows 7 x64
 
 

I think my last post was pretty clear & short... try reading that first...
Here it is:

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foe View Post
Ok, i will put the instruction in a new post. I you would like to change the recorded tv library from public to personal, use this reg file:Attachment 160445

copy the file C:\users\Public\Libraries\RecordedTV.library-ms to %userprofile%\appdata\roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\RecordedTV.library-ms

if you want to keep the references in the old file that is.

Log off an back on.

I did not test this, but it seems plausible for the library to no longer be shared with other users on the same system as well, since the references are now kept in the %userprofile%\appdata sub-directory...
I must admit, i could have left out my trial and error, and just have told about the usefull stuff
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18 Jun 2011   #62
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Yes sorry was posting as you were so didnt see it.
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18 Jun 2011   #63
foe

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Yeah, it happens sometimes

Tell us if it worked, ok?
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18 Jun 2011   #64
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

The short answer is no sorry

Its still pointing to the default location

Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries-capture.png

Danny


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18 Jun 2011   #65
foe

Windows 7 x64
 
 

you did relogin no doubt. Ok, could you export everything in your registry below HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{1A6FDBA2-F42D-4358-A798-B74D745926C5} and send it to me? I'll look at it tomorrow (evening probably).
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18 Jun 2011   #66
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by foe View Post
you did relogin no doubt. Ok, could you export everything in your registry below HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{1A6FDBA2-F42D-4358-A798-B74D745926C5} and send it to me?
Hi Foe

Yes logged off and restarted just to be sure.Here is the reg entry

Thankyou Danny

Danny Reg.zip


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18 Jun 2011   #67
foe

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Ok, the parent folder string seems ok. Ill have a further look at it tomorrow, but you can try deleting %userprofile%\appdata\roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Libraries\RecordedTV.library-ms. Relogin, let it auto-generate, see what it does... It sure did work for me...

Tell us if it auto-generated at all.
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18 Jun 2011   #68
xxxdannyxxx

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

No it isnt re creating itself,however ive deleted it from the location above but its still visable in the explorer side bar.If i right click\delete that it instantly recreate so I have one in the bin and one still on the navigation ber.

In fact the only way I could get things back no normal was to run the default location reg file from this tutorial.

Danny

I tried again from scratch and ended up with 2 rec tv libraries both pointing to public libraries.Start Menu User Folder Buttons - Open to Users Instead of Libraries-capture.png


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19 Jun 2011   #69
foe

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Odd, perhaps one of the parents are broken? What do you have below
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{1B3EA5DC-B587-4786-B4EF-BD1DC332AEAE}

and
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{DFDF76A2-C82A-4D63-906A-5644AC457385}

Do you have an HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions ?

If you do delete it.
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