Windows 10: Unable to move location of My Documents or My Pictures folders

  1.    15 Nov 2015 #1

    Unable to move location of My Documents or My Pictures folders

    So currently when I go into "This PC" I have 6 icons at the top : Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Music, Pictures & Videos.

    As I'm running my OS off a 120gb SSD I typically store my documents/photos/videos etc on another drive, in this case my D drive. If I right click > Properties on these folders there is a tab titled Location, which normally lets me change where the folder points to. However on both the Documents and Pictures folders I see the following issue when trying to change away from the default "Onedrive" location :

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    Note : This is the error I get when I try to move the folder location ANYWHERE, not just to the D drive.

    Any help or troubleshooting ideas appreciated.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18262
       15 Nov 2015 #2

    Hello sheepdemon, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    This could be from what you have set in OneDrive settings. Using the tutorial, set Documents and Pictures to auto save to This PC only instead like in the screenshot below to see if that may help.

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    Last edited by Brink; 15 Nov 2015 at 13:16. Reason: update
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