Windows 10: Unable to change location of pictures and documents folders Solved

  1.    07 Sep 2016 #1

    Unable to change location of pictures and documents folders


    When I try to change the location of the documents folder and the pictures folder, I get a message, "Can't move the folder because there is a folder in the same location that can't be redirected. Access is denied."
    I get this message whether or not I choose to move the files (of which there are none) from the default location.
    Incidentally, I had no problem changing the location of downloads, music, and videos.
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  2.    07 Sep 2016 #2

    I found the solution


    I found the solution. I figured it had something to do with OneDrive. I had unlinked OneDrive, but I then had to delete the folders from OneDrive in a browser. Then, I had to re-link OneDrive to my PC. This allowed me to then move the folders where I wished.
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