Windows 10: How to stop Windows 10 adding \Documents to Documents library

  1.    06 Mar 2016 #1

    How to stop Windows 10 adding \Documents to Documents library


    I've been using Windows 10 for a few months. In the past month or so, it has started adding %USERPROFILE%\Documents to my Documents library every time I restart. I don't want this to happen.

    The folders I want in my Documents library are
    %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Documents (default)
    %USERPROFILE%\OneDrive\Documents
    C:\Users\Public\Documents

    I don't want %USERPROFILE%\Documents in the library because Windows and various applications put folders in there that I hardly ever need to look at (Scanned Documents, Fax, Downloads, etc.) I put my real documents in %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Documents (which I created).

    For the past month or so, Windows 10 has added %USERPROFILE%\Documents to the Documents library every time I restart, and also made it the default save location. If I remove it from the library, it is added again next time I restart. How do I stop this happening?
    Last edited by JeremyL; 07 Mar 2016 at 00:24.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 2
    Windows 10 Enterprise
       4 Weeks Ago #2

    Same problem here, have not found a solution.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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