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Grant access to User folder on external drive

I have recently replaced my notebook's HDD with an SSD, and reinstalled Windows 7 on the SSD. I bought a caddy for the "old" HDD, and I can successfully boot windows from the SSD. I can see the old ...
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Messed up my Downloads folder. How to get it back? [duplicate]

I've changed my Downloads folder location to D:\Test\Downloads. Then I accidentally set the Desktop folder to D:\Test. After getting it back to C:\Users\MyName\Desktop, the D:\Test\Downloads is not ...
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Getting rid / Moving of pre-set folders in the User folder

So we all know how Windows sets up a user folder, with a few default directories. I am very happy to leave some of them (pictures, Videos etc.) but some are just bothersome and/or useless. I realise ...
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How to cleanup mangled/nested win8 user folders

I aborted an ssd drive scan by System Mechanic badly (not System Mechanic's fault), my default user profile got messed up, I created a new one, and now I have several user profiles. The User Folders ...
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Is there a windows equivalent to using ~/ as a shorthand symbolizing your home/user directory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the equivalent of Linux's “~” in Windows? For example, is there a character I can enter in place of the asterisk in the string "*\Videos" that is ...
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Verify and fix user folder on Windows 7

I got a fresh PC with Windows 7. Unaware of things I went straight to "clean-up" my user directory. I deleted all "My *" folders (documents, videos, etc.). I experienced some nasty bug with Outlook ...
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OS X Lion : Remove some users folders an replace them by a symbolic link

I have copied my music, movies and pictures folders to another drive and created symbolic links in my user folder that point the new location. The links do work, but I cannot remove the original ...
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How can I permanently instruct windows7 to default my user data like libraries to other than boot disk?

I like to use my SSD bootdisk for programs only and have all data on another drive. That's easier for backup too.
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Windows 7 User/Personal folder

Is located on "C:/Users/Leandro". I want to know if it's possible to stop Windows from automatically creating new folders. I have created my own folders for specific stuff but everytime I do ...
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How to relink user folders in Windows 7

The short story: Win7 lost track of my user folders location (desktop, my documents, my pictures etc...). They now reside on a different partition. How can I relink these folders? The long story: The ...