How to restore the default location of individual folders on Windows 10
You can change the location of individual folders (such as Documents and Pictures ) by redirecting them. For example, if you have a large number of files in the My Documents folder , you might want to store the files on another hard drive or online to free up space on the main hard drive.
When redirecting a folder to a new location, you change the folder storage location, as well as the files in the folder. However, you can still access the folder the same way you did before redirecting it.
This guide will show you how to restore individual folders to their default locations in C: Users (user-name) on Windows 10.
Restore the default location of individual folders in Properties
Open File Explorer, copy and paste:
. in the address bar and press
Note : If you don't see the folder here, then type the shell command below, corresponding to the folder, into the address bar and click
Enterto open the folder, no matter where it is.
Right-click or hold and hold on the personal folder (for example, Pictures ) you want to restore the default location.
Click the Location tab and click the Restore Default button .Click the Location tab and click the Restore Default button
Click on OK.Click OK
If prompted to create the folder in the default location, click Yes.If prompted to create the folder in the default location, click Yes
When prompted to move all files from the old location to the new default location, click Yes.When prompted to move all files from the old location to the new default location, click Yes
After a few moments, the properties of the directory will automatically close when successfully moved.
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