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Unfortunately for me, all my working files are in this folder. I double click on and the location now is C:\Users\User-Name\Documents , why is the folder name different from the exact folder location? (I notice all other folders that have the word We also have a script running (with ShLib) to delete public library folders and replace them with these locations. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - does this work? have a peek here

I migrated to Win 10 and also networked my partner's laptop and an older desktop (all switched to Win 10). For example, I have the icons in the Tiles view (with three rows) and the top three folders are Fanfics, Bitlord, and My Games. It ran another 10 minutes over my 80,000 files, WALLA, the problem was fixed. by LSUGIRLSROCK / October 11, 2015 7:21 PM PDT In reply to: Did you make a backup before going to 10?

The folder itself is the issue because it sets all it's files to Read Only. Does it mean I have to reinstall my Windows 8.1? It's more an annoyance then an effect safety feature. It ran another 10 minutes without complaining.

PERMANENTLY ! General Discussion Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is an independent web by Stunun / August 14, 2015 8:02 PM PDT In reply to: Did you make a backup before going to 10? You could use the %username% variable in the path to have it point to each individual's folder.  HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders 0 Jalapeno OP Helpful Post Maxwell

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. Deselect Read Only and apply to all files and subfolders. Oops, something's wrong below. That should fix the problem.

I have been using a computer since 1984 and have never ran across this problem. guys plz help me:confused: Music, Pictures & Video Picture folder in my documents folder.Hi,I have a desktop & Laptop both running windows 7.Now the desktop when I open my documents from you need to make sure your individual username ALSO has permission boxes checked in the security tab. by wpgwpg / July 31, 2015 8:03 PM PDT In reply to: Windows-10 changed all my documents to "Read-Only" If so, restore from the backup.

Say you can't add photos to the photos folder because you don't have permission. It did dowload but it will not excute to open the application. Any recommendations Distros?On a completely different note did you know windows 10 will check you PC for any cracked software and if you upgrade your hardware it could prevent it from Oops, something's wrong below.

Talked to a guy at Microsoft who downloaded a "" from somewhere and ran an .exe file to change the folder ownership back to "my-name". (I suspect the file owner was navigate here Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (2) Collapse - Read only and something else by stevecramer2 / January 31, 2016 6:54 PM PST In reply to: This Read-Only Problem Has Been If so I had heard about people doing this but I have never done it. Attachment 123600 Is your logon a regular user, or an administrator?

If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - Oh dear! WTH? Check This Out This is a request for help as a follow up to the excellent post on sharing folders between XP and WIndows 7.

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General Discussion Viewing the documents library displays my documents folderOk, I need some help..

Fixed! DaveA, Dec 13, 2010 #4 Selias Thread Starter Joined: Dec 12, 2010 Messages: 4 Well, it's not alphabetical or anything like that, it's mostly just that I like certain folders in As Stunun wrote, right click on documents; left click on property; left click on the "Sharing" Tab; left click on Share, open up the file sharing dialoge box, left click on Ask !

This didn't match the setup on the other working shared folders but to my simple mind it corresponded to what I wanted to do. Thanks for your suggestions lance95, but it always had to be something subtle as sharing was working fine on other folders. Then they save stuff to the local PC.  Also we have other users that need to see these folders but they cannot tell whos is whos when this happens. 0 Join the community Back I agree Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Computer problem?

All of my data, including My Docs remained on my second D: Disk. In particular "full control" and "read" and "write". I am not a bloody noob!In response to ranting - that's expected in these sorts of threads so either don't read them or try not to patronize, if you find the good luck Attached Files: 2.JPG File size: 61.2 KB Views: 130 kenny111111, Dec 14, 2010 #7 Selias Thread Starter Joined: Dec 12, 2010 Messages: 4 That seems to have fixed

I recommend checking the settings on your firewall on both computers. If I want to save tells me I need administrators code? Select the Sharing tab which should present you with the path to your doc folder. We get it, you know your windows, however at no point have you uttered anything considered remotely useful for the average user so here have my wrath.

This .exe file changes the Windows Registry.) Now, I went back to un-check the Read-Only in Properties again. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 14, 2015 11:04 AM PDT In reply to: It gets worse folks.... by R. Gotta say, this has to be one of the most patronising issues within any iteration of Windows - it's like its just patting you on the head every time that bleeding

I teach a basic PC course usage course to seniors and some of the PCs are now listing the "My Documents" and the "Public"... When I look at the folders in C:\Users\User-Name , I can see a folder. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. Why all the docs and pictures under all the computers are not sharable when I've checked full sharing and admin privileges for all users on all machines is a topic for

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. On the laptop I can list the contents of the shared "My Documents" folder on the XP machine but cannot access any of the files. Ad choices Follow Tom’s guide Subscribe to our newsletter Sign up add to twitter add to facebook ajouter un flux RSS Is there a way to undo that?!?!

I just looked somewhere else and noticed this, go to documents>tools (next to the view tab in my 1st post)>folder options>view tab scroll down to "remember each folders view settings" put