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P.S. "Hidden" option in Properties is also hidden/locked! But, I expected to see a folder named "My Documents", and the rest of... My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self built custom OS 64-bit Windows 10 Pro CPU Intel i7-3930K 3.2 Ghz (O/C 4 Ghz) Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme11 Memory 32 Other files in the parent folder continue to sync. http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/131170-problems-my-documents-folder.html
by Kees Bakker / September 3, 2009 7:09 PM PDT In reply to: hmmm Safe mode or normal mode shouldn't make any difference as to seeing disks. When I then applied the attrib line, the name did not change to My Documents, but the folder changed its appearance to the ‘magic' folder but with the name Documents. I restored everything when acted according to Your instructions.
THis has happened to a few other employees here, and none of us can figure out what caused this or how to fix it. I deleted those folders yesterday… I did all the previous steps Scottie November 30th, 2015 at 13:17 | #27 Reply | Quote @Vislav In that case, you have to create My Downloads folder disappeared and I was able to get it back with Icon and have shell:downloads find it. Folder Not Opening On Double Click Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.
So I am not sure what comes from upgrading and old policies and... Cannot Open Folders In Windows 7 I know how to change that, and thought that maybe I could delete both these folders and recreate them -- but then they would appear as shortcuts instead of folders (I So there is something more special about the junction point symlinks that are in My Documents. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/problem-with-my-documents-folder.44258/ I tried basically everything 🙁 And yes I did a lot of anti-malware scans.
This prompted issues to accessing the original folder, where the magical icon was gone and location missing. Folders Won't Open Windows 7 Specifically when My Documents is really found at \\Server\RedirectedFolders\Scottie\Documents Scottie February 1st, 2015 at 12:59 | #4 Reply | Quote Well, I would, but I can't because I don't know anything Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... but i'll wait till it starts to have a nervous breakdown again ) as teh word 'shell' seems important since half the things that can go wrong with windows usualy has
Scottie October 2nd, 2015 at 11:16 | #18 Reply | Quote If you installed Windows anew on the SSD, then it created a new C:\Users dir, and that's probably what it's https://scottiestech.info/2014/11/11/repair-missing-user-folders-in-windows-7/ I had to: o create %USERPROFILE%\Pictures o check regedit which was fine o do attrib command for Pictures o reboot after which folder was now called "Pictures" o get properties in Can't Open Folders In Windows 10 Click Start Type: regedt32 Click the program regedt32.exe to run the Registry Editor In the left pane, navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders You should see this: (click to enlarge) I’ve highlighted Documents Won't Open Windows 10 I've read your article and it looks very reassuring but not for my case.
I made a video explaining all this and showing how to fix it. this content that cleaner, (although since i havent used it before) does have something to do with cleaning/fixing up the registry of user profiles or something.. so yeh.. Since you have a backup, if the Documents folder fits in the Recycle Bin, you can try moving the Documents folder to the Recycle Bin (this often bypasses several "open resource" Can't Open Folders On Desktop
Scottie October 4th, 2015 at 18:30 | #22 Reply | Quote That's weird. So before messing with anything I thought I'd come here first. Contributor guruz commented Sep 25, 2015 Please try http://download.owncloud.com/desktop/daily/ownCloud-126.96.36.19993-nightly20150925-setup.exe ? weblink But, in order to reproduce the error I configured synchronization as follow: local folder: c:\Users\user (there is no "junctions" in "My Documents" on my home PC, only in user's profile folders)
But still ‘defalt' folder and ‘Appdata' folder is blurred. Folder Not Opening In Windows 7 When you log out, any new data is merged back onto the server. Type: gpedit.msc 3.
Thank you for your assistance Scottie. Looking around the web, it was hard getting any clear guidance and your steps are easy to follow and understand and did the trick (except for that minor attribute issue). Do this: change the 'Documents' in the registry to something innocuous - 'Foo', which you will have created in advance in your user folder. Windows 7 Double Click Doesn't Open Folder Unfortunately, my searching didn't turn up anything useful at all… 🙁 Scottie February 23rd, 2016 at 12:55 | #36 Reply | Quote @Chris Raisin Oh, hold one.
This would be for all users. I went to Registry, fix that and I found My Docs Icon in my User Shell Folder, but now it is HIDDEN !!! This is more often than not the root cause of a lot of issues for sharing, and causes the most issues with blocking access. http://teknodroid.net/windows-7/can-39-t-open-regedit-windows-7.html Member dragotin commented Sep 27, 2015 ALL symlinks are ignored.
SIgnificant? Regards Dominic Dominic Wild October 4th, 2015 at 23:50 | #24 Reply | Quote Will try to use an autobooting Linux DVD to look for those missing H:\Users folders as Feb 17, 2006 #5 Tim_is_here TS Rookie Topic Starter mailpup said: System restore will not delete your work files. General Discussion Viewing the documents library displays my documents folderOk, I need some help..
I have no idea how this got all screwed up. have a crack around google is my only advice or maybe one of the techheads here can explain this to the most of us who dont live and understand teh registry.. XP Home is the OS. I dunno.