Windows 10: Desktop Location issue
Desktop Location issue
I tried to change the location of the desktop. Unfortunately windows put my whole user profile on my desktop and renamed C:\users\myuser to C:\users\desktop
If i try to change it back, it says "wrong directory" or "no access"
Did you guys ever had a similar problem?
Hello and welcome
It looks to me as if you have somehow changed the name of your user folder. You might be able to restore to a previous version if you have restore points set up or have set up backups with File History.
Navigate to your C:\users\desktop folder and right click on it and select properties; there is a Previous Versions Tab which might enable you to restore to a previous version of the folder.
Unfortunately it's not possible. So tat means i have to reinstall my windows or reset the user account?
Thank you for help
Unfortunately it is extremely difficult to rename your users folder. None of the usual methods work because it is a system folder. You basically have to create a new user account and then copy over all your files etc to the new user.
Create a new local account with the user name you want, make it an administrator account, and sign in to it. This way the "C:\Users\(user-name)" profile folder will have the name you want.
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Afterwards, you can delete your old account after copying what you want to the new local account. Rather a pain to do I know!
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