1.    08 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10

    Moving Folder Locations from SSD onto D Drive


    So i moved my documents, pictures, videos, and music folders from my ssd to my D drive.

    This is the process i followed: right click folder, click properties, click the location tab, click move, select the D drive, click ok.

    What I failed to do, was create a NEW folder within the D drive (labelled either documents, pictures, videos, etc) to move the folder too. I misread the instructions, and just assumed I was putting the folder INTO the D drive, and that the folder itself would be moved to the D drive, and that I didn't need to create a folder with the same name as the folder I was moving. I hope that makes sense!

    Anyway, now I have 4 separate D drives listed in my PC menu. Pretty sure underneath it all this is messing stuff up. Any help would be appreciated. Pretty concerned at this point that this is a permanent error.
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  2.    10 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
    Posts : 4,675
    Windows 10 Pro Build 1703

    Welcome to the forum.

    First I would copy my data to an offline source just to be sure. Maybe you actually haven't added your data yet. Once done go to your d: drive and right click on specific folder, click on properties, you should see a "Location" tab. You should be able to click on Restore Default. If you don't see Location tab you are not on right folder.
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  3.    10 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2016
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 1,101
    Windows 10 Pro

    As Caledon Ken suggested, just reverse the process and move them back to the Default Location, then create your folders and Move them properly
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