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Old 27-02-2009
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Change the location of special folders

Hi,

By default, the special files to My Music, My Pictures and My Videos are in the My Documents folder. I want to change the location of these files ? is it possible? I'm on windows xp.

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Re: Change the location of special folders

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Hi,

By default, the special files to My Music, My Pictures and My Videos are in the My Documents folder. I want to change the location of these files ? is it possible? I'm on windows xp.

Thanks for any help
nice question bro, i also want to know if its possible, changing the the location of these folder would be really cool.
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Re: Change the location of special folders

It requires a little manipulation in the register.

Click on "start", "Run ..." then type "regedit" and click on "OK"

Go to the key: " HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Explorer/Shell Folders "

On the right change the value data following channels:
  • My Music :folder "My Music"
  • My Pictures:folder "My Pictures"
  • My Video: folder "My Videos"
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Re: Change the location of special folders

Is this a same procedure for windows vista also?
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Re: Change the location of special folders

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Is this a same procedure for windows vista also?
yes it will work on Vista also, its for all windows os. but for more detail on it refer this How to move Special folders in Windows Vista
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