Windows 10: Users Personal Folders - Restore Default Location in Windows 10

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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       2016-10-30 #10

    Hello Jorge, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Are you getting this error message when trying the .reg download in step 5 of OPTION TWO?
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  2. Posts : 2
    Win 10 PRO 64 bits
       2016-10-31 #11

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello Jorge, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Are you getting this error message when trying the .reg download in step 5 of OPTION TWO?
    Hello, and thank you for the quick reply. I already solve my issue, turns out easier than expected. I just needed to select "do not move the files" and all returns to normal

    Thanks again!
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15042
       2016-10-31 #12

    Great news.
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #13

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum. I have tried to move the desktop from C drive to D drive on my computer. During the process, stupidly, I failed to create sub folders (i.e d/user/a/desktop) and moved it directly to D drive. Now, anytime I save a file or folder in D drive it shows up on desktop. Tried to restore settings to original path and it gives an error "failed to build list of regular subdirectories under D:\System Volume Information, access is denied error.

    Anyway around this without resetting the computer and losing time etc.. Thank you in advance for all the help and advice.
    Ari
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  5. Brink's Avatar
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       4 Weeks Ago #14

    Hello Ari, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Did you get the error while trying step 3 in OPTION TWO of the tutorial?

    If so, manually create a Desktop folder in your "C:\Users\(user-name)" profile folder, and try again. You may need to restart the computer afterwards to apply.
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #15

    I downloaded the BAT file but posted first before I did anything. The C drive folder path C:\Users\(user-name)\Desktop" is already there. I will use BAT file and see what happens
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  7.    4 Weeks Ago #16

    It worked like a charm. Thank you for being there. I really appreciate it
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  8. Brink's Avatar
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       4 Weeks Ago #17

    You're most welcome Ari. I'm glad it was able to help you.
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