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Duplicate Drive Folders in "This PC". I can't delete them

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    Duplicate Drive Folders in "This PC". I can't delete them

    Somehow I inadvertently created a duplicate drive folder to my /D: partition, where I keep my documents files, in "This PC". I have attempted to delete these folders from the file but there doesn't seem to be any of the ordinary methods of doing this. I have read where you can hide or remove the common folders by editing the registry but nothing that covers when I add my own files.

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    Hello ms14796,

    Those look like your user Documents and Downloads folders instead. Check to see if using OPTION TWO below to restore their default locations may be able to fix them.

    User Folders - Restore Default Location - Windows 7 Help Forums
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Duplicate Drive Folders in "This PC". I can't delete them

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