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Can't Move Public Folder

  1. #1


    Posts : 43
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    Can't Move Public Folder


    When I go into Properties/Location of the Public Videos folder it says I can "change where the files are stored in this folder" however I cannot type a new location into the dialogue box. I am in signed in as administrator. How can I do this? Thanks.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 43
    Windows 8.1 64-bit


    Never mind. Got it.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1
    Windows 8


    Perhaps you could share the solution with the rest of us?
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  4. #4


    Sloe Deth, Californicatia
    Posts : 3,908
    Windows 8 Pro with Media Center/Windows 7


    Hm, never knew you could change that, I wold not mind being able to do it, what's the trick?
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