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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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Recover “My Documents” folder documents from Old Hard Drive

I am trying to recover my GF's four-year architecture work (assignments and designs) from her recently gone-for-good Asus N73 laptop running Windows 10. I have detached the hard drive from the laptop ...
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Windows 8.1 My Documents/Pictures/Videos new location shows in all old places

In an effort to help domain users not save to their local hard drives and only save to their (backed-up, secure) personal network shared drive, we have a practice of setting their default save ...
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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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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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“Windows Security” alert when moving files in My Documents/Desktop (local disk)

Every time I try to move a file to a different location in My Documents or on the Desktop by dragging it I get a "Windows Security" alert telling me "These files might be harmful to your computer". I ...
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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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Which folder should be used for common documents for all users?

In our software we used to store the user documents in a subfolder of CSIDL_COMMON_DOCUMENTS, which is stored in either All Users\Documents or Public\Documents (Vista and later). These documents were ...
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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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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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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: \\server\redirectedfolders\user\...