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Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Built My Own OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit CPU: Intel Core i7-5820k Motherboard: Asus X99-Pro USB 3.1 Memory: 16 GB Adata DDR4 SDRAM Graphics Card: And it's the only special folder that I have a problem with. On another forum the suggestion is to remove power to the old Win7 HD while installing the SSD; clever trick. Do all of OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to make sure that your "My Documents" folder is fully restored to it's default location with the correct attributes of not being

I accidentally moved my downloads folder to the desktop and deleted it from there, believing I had only copied the shortcut across. Notify me of new posts by email. Clicking Yes on the box does nothing and the same thing still occurs afterward. Not the answer you're looking for?

I can't get into my Documents folder. Now I can not un-hide it... I'm not really sure where to post this, there doesn't seem to be a 'help' forum here.

  1. Now looking at the registry editor, I have 4 different entries for desktop, I wonder if I can just delete them and create a new one with the right values?
  2. To Fix Your Problem In explorer, navigate to the Tools->Folder Options menu Click on the View tab Find the Hidden files and folders item and under it, select Show hidden files,
  3. To find your user folder: "This PC" --> "Windows (C:)" --> "Users"--> open up your user documents.
  4. No, I did that as well but my files still aren't showing up.
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  6. Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Dell E6520 OS: Windows 10 Quote rspitzer Posts : 5 Windows 10 Pro New 08 Aug 2015 #7 It might be OK for someone
  7. Thanks!
  8. The old Users folder on the HDD is always there, and it never just "disappears".
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  10. All of my data, including My Docs remained on my second D: Disk.

My documents are also located on the server, and displays that server path when I open the registry. I solved the problem. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. I teach a basic PC course usage course to seniors and some of the PCs are now listing the "My Documents" and the "Public"...

Now on the laptop I open my documents in the same way but there is no ''picture'' folder there. Reply Mike14 January 2016 at 22:49Permalink So your fix worked. What is my "country of birth" on US visa/ESTA applications? Computer Type: Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number: HP OS: Windows 10 Pro CPU: Intel i7 Motherboard: HP Memory: 8GB Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD5000 Quote figment Posts : 28 Windows 10 Pro

If so how? My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... I restored everything when acted according to Your instructions. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.

All of them now have this issue. General Support Unexplained folder appeared in My DocumentsA new folder has appeared in Documents called "Notes". Then when I did the attrib work on the Documents folder the magic folder appeared, but the name did not change to My Documents. The default locations for the User folders in Windows 7 are: C:\Users\USERNAME\Desktop C:\Users\USERNAME\Documents C:\Users\USERNAME\Downloads C:\Users\USERNAME\Music C:\Users\USERNAME\Pictures C:\Users\USERNAME\Videos Just replace USERNAME with your Windows account login, which in my case is “Scottie”.

OS Windows 8 Quote 07 Jan 2014 #5 AntoniaHoskins View Profile View Forum Posts New Member Northumberland, United Kingdom Posts : 1 Windows 8 Just to say Thank you to DMHolt57 check over here Attached Thumbnails My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ... In that case, make sure there is a folder “Downloads”. I messed up with these folders trying to move them to an external drive.

System Manufacturer/Model Number HP dv7 3173nr OS 10166 Pro CPU M520 Internet Speed 20Mb/s Quote 17 Jan 2013 #3 planetaryvenom View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Posts : 2 Windows One is under "This PC" and the second is under your user. For instance, I tried to save an image created in paint and attempted to save it in the Pictures folder, it gave me the error message seen in this picture below: his comment is here I deleted those folders in the first place cos i thought i don't need them but then i couldn't ‘play League Of Legends game, tried several different things to try to

How to pass optional arguments to command? Computer Type: Laptop OS: Win 10 home Quote Nus Posts : 243 Win 10 Pro 64bit New 29 Jul 2015 #4 Good one. fimble View Public Profile Find More Posts by fimble 15 Dec 2010 #4 Brink 64-bit Windows 10 Pro 65,250 posts Oklahoma Hello Nechaux, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Reply Dominic Wild4 October 2015 at 07:43Permalink Hi Scottie, You are correct, the new one is C:\Users.

My screen is suddenly upside down, sideways, or backwards! My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number HP, Dell, Gateway, Toshiba - 4 laptops and 2 desktops OS Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8 CPU from 1.6GHz Duo to i7 Monitor(s) up vote 10 down vote favorite I'm trying to fix my profile on Windows 7. Reply Scottie4 October 2015 at 18:30Permalink That's weird.

The "My Pictures" folder does keep its icon but my "Downloads" folder still changes icon depending on what's in it. This is extremely frustrating! more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed weblink General Discussion My Documents FolderI moved the "My Documents" folder to partition D. (What a mistake though!) Instead of moving the whole thing as a single folder, it moved it's CONTENTS!

No problem!CBtheDestroyer on Windows 10: Can't uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials? No problem!Therese on Windows 10: Can't uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials? After restoring my files everything is working as it should. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Thanks for this post! That also gave me the hint that my files are still there and they're just really in a very good hidden mode that I can't seem to figure out and that Strangely it is fine under Quick Access and This PC. Reasons to pack weapons on interstellar mission?

Browse other questions tagged windows-7 environment-variables user-profiles my-documents or ask your own question. Thanks mate!!!! Well if Windows even deletes the primary C:\Users according to your article, why shouldn't this bug even extend to any secondary X:\Users directory?