Windows 10: Accessing my documents

  1.    11 Sep 2015 #1

    Accessing my documents


    Hello to all at W10.
    Just upgraded my windows 7 desktop to Windows 10.
    My C drive has only the operating system and programs.
    All my documents pictures etc are on an internal second drive.My problem is how do I access my documents that are on the second drive via the documents folder that is included in the start menu.I can pin the folder to start but that leaves me with the tile to my documents.
    I would like to access it from the documents icon when I click on the start icon.
    I have tried to right click on the my documents within the start menu then select properties but there is no option to find target to the second drive.
    Any help Please.Updating from W7 to W10 went well but this slight issue is giving me grief.
    Thank You.
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  2.    11 Sep 2015 #2

    Open your User folder with the Windows Explorer (this folder can e.g. be found on the Desktop or by navigating to it through the folder tree of the Windows Explorer).
    Then Rightclick on the Documents folder > Properties > Path.
    Adjust the path so that it points to the actual location of where you have the documents and hit OK.
    Windows should ask you, if you want to merge the contents of the two folders; select "Yes".

    The same procedure also works with the other folders like Pictures, Videos and so on.

    Afterwards the shortcut should work correctly again.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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