Windows 10: Two documents folder issue

  1.    19 Mar 2016 #1

    Two documents folder issue


    My computer came with OneDrive on it. Something I don't actively use, or so I thought. Whenever I save stuff to my computer, I always save it in the documents folder. If I go into the file explorer, it shows documents under This PC, that is where I save my stuff. One day I went in there and it was gone. All the other folders were there, but not the documents. I ended up going into the c drive and under users I found the documents folder. I assumed it was the same as the one before because it had all my stuff in it. So, I copied and pasted it to This PC. Now I'm having the problem that the documents folder under This PC has the file path to OneDrive (I don't know if it was this before or not). So, some stuff saves to that file, and some stuff saves to the documents file in the c drive under user. I assume in the beginning they worked with each other because I didn't have any problems and both files had the exact same stuff, like they were sync'd up. How can I get them to work together again? To be one documents folder? I prefer to keep my documents on my machine, not OneDrive. I'm at my wits end over this. Please help.

    Thanks
    Kelly
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  2.    19 Mar 2016 #2

    Try a right click on Documents in File explorer and click on Properties. Then use this

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    After changing the folder location move all documents to it.
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  3.    19 Mar 2016 #3

    Elizabeth said: View Post
    Try a right click on Documents in File explorer and click on Properties. Then use this

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    After changing the folder location move all documents to it.
    Let me tell you what I have here,
    I have C:\Users\mygur\OneDrive\Documents which is where I put my stuff
    Then I have C:\Users\mygur\Documents which also has some of my stuff. I believe at one time the two documents folders were connected and now they aren't.

    When I go into the properties of the OneDrive, it has a location path. I've tried to change to default path and move the files, but it says access denied, can't move files. The documents folder that is on my hard drive does not have the location tab in the properties.

    I would like all of the stuff from both documents files into just one file that would be stored on my hard drive.
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