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View and modify user folder location
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Super Admin
 
By Super Admin
Published on 02/23/2005
 

Microsoft Windows XP uses a lot of folders for each user.  Everything from  "My video" to your personal documents folder.  Below is where you can view the locations of these folders and can change them.


View and modify user folder location
Start Regedit.  If you are unfamiliar with regedit please refer to our FAQ on how to get started.
Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ Explorer\Shell Folders
Right click on the folders and select Modify
Change the path to a new path if you want to change the path.
Reboot your computer.