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How to move Documents, Images, etc. from windows command line?

In windows, I can move (change the location of) special folders / directories like Videos, Pictures, Downloads, Documents (ex. "My Documents"), etc. via right-clicking them, selecting Properties, ...
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Renaming Windows 8 Documents Library

I'm getting a brand new Windows 8 PC and wish to keep the files/folders as clean as possible. I install a lot of games which insist on saving data to the documents library instead of %AppData or ...
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Avoid VPN connection interfering with LogOn script

I'm having a problem with my VPN connection at work, interfering with some Internet Connectivity during start up. I have set up the VPN to not "Use default gateway on remote network" so, once I ...
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Access User X private data as adminstrator

My girlfriends Laptop died a few days ago, now I'm on it to rescue her data. So I put her HDD as slave on my WIN 8 pc. Now is the problem she has all her needed data in her users folder. How may I ...
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Sample file not installed in another user account's personal folder

I work on an install team that uses InstallShield. I have a component that has a sample XML file set as a key file that is to be installed on a user's machine in their personal folder. When installing ...
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Change system path for “My Documents” [duplicate]

I store most of my files on a second hard drive (D:\ in this case). When I click on my username at the top of the Start Menu to link to My Documents I get linked to C:\Users\Jonny Wright\Documents. ...
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My Documents Redirect, Server no longer available, recover from local cache?

We had a major reshuffle in our company. Servers got 'removed' and domains disconnected. It's a whole mess I'm untangling. One users laptop recently crashed. I can't get it to boot into Windows ...
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What is the Start > Run command to goto My Documents folder?

I believe there is a way to get to My Documents folder from Start > Run by typing something with a % symbol in it, but forgot how... something like %MyDocuments& I don't know what these type of ...
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“Documents” set to a drive that no longer exists

After installing Windows 8.1, I set my "Documents" Folder (note, not the library, but the item listed under "This PC") to a partitioned drive with letter "T", as I used to have a small partition ...
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NTFS symlink not syncing to target folder

In Windows 7, I've created a directory symlink in my SkyDrive folder that points to my My Documents folder. In other words, I have the following folders: c:\users\<user name>\documents ...
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Windows 7 Transfering File

I use windows 7 and i was transfering (cut+paste) quite big file from flashdisk to my doccument. I accidentally press exit, so I transfer the rest of the file. I checked them in my doccument but some ...
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Batch file that deletes folders from My Documents except those in an array

I'm absolutely positively sick of random junk folders (CyberPower, VirtualBox, etc) being dumped in to the My Documents folder in Windows. I'm using Windows 7 for clarification. No, it's not the ...
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Deleting old account on Windows XP after reinstall

I recently had to reinstall Windows XP due to some kind of corruption. As I didn't wipe the hard drive first, the old user accounts containing my documents are still present. I want to get rid of ...
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Why has the Redirected Folders UNC path changed?

I have a user who has had a shortcut to his documents stop working. Further investigation has revealed that the shortcut (which worked up until yesterday) points to: ...
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Rename “Documents” folder in Windows 7

I use a different name for "Documents" folder. Previously I had to rename it after every windows update, because updates kept changing it back. Now I am unable to rename it to the same old name ...
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Trying To Organize Folders - Can I Delete?

Had to get a new laptop and it came loaded with Windows 7. How many folders do I need that have "documents" in the title? I've spent days trying to get answers to questions and running into forums ...
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Why do I have three My Documents folders?

I'm trying to fix my profile on Windows 7. Currently %USERPROFILE% points to C:\Users\myUsername My Documents is also at C:\Users\myUsername \\profileServer\profiles$\myUsername has TWO "My ...
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Consequences of physically moving My Documents folder to Desktop folder?

What possible consequences (i.e. system instability / some programs failing) I can get if I'd create a junction point that points from My Documents to Desktop\My Documents? Currently, I have two ...
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Keep programs from using My Documents

Is there any way to keep programs from using the My Documents folder (on Windows 7)? Some programs put their stuff in %USERNAME%\My Documents, and I would rather this go to some place like %APPDATA%. ...
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Map My Documents Folder to New Location in Windows 7

How can I map the location of the My Documents folder on Windows 7 to a new location? My system has a 60GB SSD as the primary/boot drive and a 160GB HDD. I would like the My Documents folder to be ...
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Moving “My Documents” folder from admin to non-admin account?

After reinstalling Vista on a friend's laptop, I got a call because I copied her files into the admin's My Documents instead of her non-admin account, so she can't see the folder when she's logged on ...
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Tool to set default file locations like “My Documents”s in Windows

I usually like to have a data-drive, and to have my system drive lean - only OS, programs and data closely connected to programs, that a user don't need to know about. Are there any tools that easily ...
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How to use Win 7 command line with folder with “My” prefix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Display “My Documents”/“My Videos”/etc. without “My” prefix in Windows 7 What is the "right" way to get rid of the "My" prefix in ...
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Moved Word 2007 .docx to a newly created “Word Docs” SUBfolder within Documents libary… now they won't open

The error box TITLE is wierdly the document's full path name, titled: "C:\Users\Me\Documents\Word Docs\file name.docx" with an error message inside the popup dialog box: "There was a problem sending ...
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OSX Shortcut to User Folder

How do I create a shortcut on the desktop to Users[me] in Mac OSX? Ctrl+Click does not have an option for Make Alias on this directory
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How to link My Documents folder to the logical Documents folder in Windows 7

In windows 7 the My Documents folder resides under the logical Documents folder on the left side of Windows Explorer. A friend of mine clicked on My Documents and (silly him) erased it by deleting it. ...
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Where are my Vista documents?

on my compputer here at work, the motherboard on one machine decided to fry over the weekend, all of my saved work is on the harddrive here, it has Vista Business as it's OS and my documents were in ...
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On Windows XP, Start > Run “My Documents” sometimes doesn't work

On all of my home computers, I can enter my documents into the Start > Run prompt and the My Documents folder of the current profile will open up. What's more, I can continue typing subfolders, ...
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“My Documents” as the first class citizen in “Documents” in Windows 7

In windows 7, you can have a "Document" as a menu on the "Start Menu". However, it lead to sub-items "My Documents" and "Public Documents". As well as only me is using my notebook, "Public ...
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Windows 7 re-install - reestablish existing My Documents location on separate partition

I currently have a desktop with one big drive in it. I have a C: and a D: partition. C: is for my Windows OS and programs, and D: is for my data. I have My Documents configured to my D: partition. ...
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How do I fix my “My Documents”?

I had a harddrive failure (Click of death) which is where "My Documents" was located. Now, when I try to boot Windows XP, it cannot start up. How do I fix the issue so I can boot up? Do I just need to ...
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Folder Redirection Doesn't work in Windows 7 or Vista

I am running a Windows Server 2003 Domain, and most of our clients are Windows XP. In the Domain Policy I have folder redirection turned on for Documents and Desktop. This works great on my XP ...
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Display “My Documents”/“My Videos”/etc. without “My” prefix in Windows 7

Even though Windows 7 stores special folders in the home folder as Documents/Videos/etc, they are still displayed as My Documents/My Videos/etc in Windows Explorer. I preferred the way that Vista ...