Why are folders containing users' files called Documents?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista File Management' started by Edward, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. Edward

    Edward Guest

    I have a folder (G:\UsersFiles) with all the user's home directories (for
    example called G:\UsersFiles\edward) with their files, but Windows Vista and
    Server 2008 are not displaying the folders as the usernames, but is virtually
    renaming them to "Documents".

    I don't want all these folders called "Documents", I want their real folder
    names to be display instead.

    How do I fix this?
     
    Edward, Feb 16, 2008
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  2. Edward

    usasma Guest

    I don't know how to make it the default, but you can right click on the
    Document folder and select "Rename" in order to give it the name that you
    want.

    - John
     
    usasma, Feb 16, 2008
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  3. Set Explorer to show hidden files and to not hide protected OS files, then
    you'll be able to see the desktop.ini files in each folder. Edit the
    desktop.ini file & remove the line:

    [email protected]%SystemRoot%\system32\shell32.dll,-21770
     
    Keith Miller \(MVP\), Feb 17, 2008
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