Bug 215908 - Desktop shortcut created using hardcoded path:
Bug 215908 – Desktop shortcut created using hardcoded path
For example, the entries in [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell
Folders] and [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell
Folders] still point to the C drive even after you move the folders.
Some programs rely on this registry data to discover where the Users and ProgramData folders are located.
Instead of fixing the registry, it would be a good idea to create directory junctions:
In a command prompt, if the relocated drive letter is U, type:
Once you have created the directory junctions, you can create a user profile and use the Metro apps.Code:C: mklink /j C:\Users U:\Users mklink /j C:\ProgramData U:\ProgramData