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How to replace missing Pictures Folder?

  1. #1

    How to replace missing Pictures Folder?


    When I click This pc one of the folders displayed is Pictures. However when I click Pictures it says this is unavailable.


    The reason for this is I deleted Pictures within C:/users/Pete and created a new folder called My Pictures in C:/users/Pete and within that I now have all my pic folders and files.

    How best do I now replace the Pictures folder with a My Pictures in This pc
    Thanks

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  2. #2


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    You could try adding the new folder to the Pictures library, Library - Add a Folder to in Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Did what was suggested...so in Library I now have Pictures with all my picture folders and files there and now also My Pictures with all my folders and files there but the folder entitled Pictures in This PC is still inaccessible.
    Any other ideas please?
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  4. #4


    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 6,490
    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    See if you can remove the one that doesn't work from the library.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    You could try: Right click on 'Libraries' and choose 'Restore default libraries', then right click on the Pictures library, choose 'Properties' then add a folder.
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