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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by garydavid711, Apr 25, 2012.

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  1. garydavid711

    garydavid711 Thread Starter

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    HI!---after having to reinstall XP i have 2 partitions-i just moved MY DOCUMENTS to file partition-says files moved but when i look in my docs c drive [operating system] and my docs d drive [files] same info in both folders -which tells me nothing moved just copied --how do i remove folder and/or contents on c drive? also i down loaded a file using chrome and it put file in c:\document and settings\gary atkinson\my documents\download--this file does not show up in my documents on c or d drive is this right?

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  2. DoubleHelix

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    This is how you move the My Documents folder.
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310147

    If you did anything different than described in that document, you'll need to undo it before trying to actually move it or you'll end up with a mess.
     
  3. garydavid711

    garydavid711 Thread Starter

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    yes, that is what i followed from gizmo techsupport--i now wonder if i forgot to target co it is copying instead of moving
    i am copying whole folder to desktop then i am going to redo by deleting my doc folder on d drive hopfully it will keep everything in my doc c drive but if i do not i will have my desktop backup-thanks for replying
     
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