Windows 10: Windows 10: Desktop is now called Downloads and path are the same. Solved

  1.    18 Oct 2017 #1

    Windows 10: Desktop is now called Downloads and path are the same.


    Hello Guys,
    I've an problem with my Windows 10 PC. My Desktop is now called Downloads, and I have two of them with the same paths in my Explorer.

    Can you guys help me?
    Would be greatly appreciated.

    Screenshot: http://prntscr.com/gz3aoo
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  2. Posts : 27,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       18 Oct 2017 #2

    Hello ButterArtz, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    You can use either option in the tutorial below to restore the default location of your "Desktop" and "Downloads" folders to hopefully fix this for you.

    Restore Default Location of Personal Folders in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    18 Oct 2017 #3

    Thank you, it works now!
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 27,174
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       18 Oct 2017 #4

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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