1. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       29 Jul 2015 #1

    Downloads & Documents folders sharing same properties? + bugging out



    Im getting multiple "Downloads" folders appearing, all pointing to the same directory (E:/Downloads)

    When I change one of them, they all change. Also no Documents folder.

    Cant delete the extra folders.In the Properties > Location -- When I click "Restore Default" the folder url changes to "C:/Users/username/Documents/"

    Where did my Original downloads folder go, and why are they all linked together anyway?this is blowing my mind.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,490
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       29 Jul 2015 #2

    Hello Mike, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You might see if using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to restore the default location of your Downloads folder may help. It'll be the same in Windows 10.

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  3. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       30 Jul 2015 #3

    Thank you that helped a lot! I went in to the appropriate Registry folders and noticed 3 "Downloads" entries pointing to E:/Documents. How that happened I have no idea. but using the information on that tutorial link, I was able to amend my issue in the Registry.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,490
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       30 Jul 2015 #4

    You're most welcome. I'm glad it was able to help.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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