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change folder location to another drive

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    change folder location to another drive


    Hi, I don't know how to delete or disable that folder I accidentally created don't know how, because I want to change those folders to under (D drive, can you guys please help me to fix this and also how to change location folder to another drive, Sorry for my English.
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    How did you create it? Windows doesn't allow : or \ in a folder name.
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    Win8 Pro


    Is it a drive or a folder? If it's a drive, go into your Disk Management (Windows Key + X) panel and delete it from there.
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    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by lastof View Post
    Is it a drive or a folder? If it's a drive, go into your Disk Management (Windows Key + X) panel and delete it from there.
    I want to get rid of that folder the one that I highlight it. I went to Disk Management and I still can't fix it
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    Don't know about this folder you created, but to move your folders around this is pretty good explanation How to move personal folders to another partition (ie. D or E) - Tweak Arena Forums
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    You didn't answer my question:

    How did you create it? Windows doesn't allow : or \ in a folder name.
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    Posts : 151
    Win8 Pro


    How come you cannot just rt. click it and delete it? Is sharing enabled? Have you changed any permissions on the folder? Is it read-only?

    And like Ztruker said, how did you create it? Is it empty? Has it been accidentally designated as a system folder by chance?

    We need more info...
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    Windows 8.1 64 Bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Ztruker View Post
    You didn't answer my question:

    How did you create it? Windows doesn't allow : or \ in a folder name.
    I don't remember I think I was trying to move my pictures, music, and download folders to my hard drive (D so I'd been play around with it and I think I restart my computer so yeah it was there.
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    What happens if you click on the folder in Windows Explorer? Does it open or do you get an error message. If error, what is the exact message.
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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    go to C:\Users\(user name) and see if its there ,if so see if it has files in it ,if not ,see if you can delete it from your user folder
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