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Erased Download folder by changing it to D: disk

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8

    Erased Download folder by changing it to D: disk

    I bought a new computer and was trying to change the folders "Documents", "Downloads", "Pictures", etc. to the D:\ Disk.
    To change the "Documents" folder, I dd it by creating a folder called Documents in the D:\ Disk and then accesing properties > location > move on the folder which was in the C drive, and then selecting the newly created one in the D drive.
    But when I did so with the "Download" folder, I didn't create another folder and I just moved it to D:\
    This created the following problemClick image for larger version

    The download folder was replaced by the D:\ Disk.
    How do I create a new one and that it appears on the "Folders" section of "This PC"?
    Thank you

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  2. #2

    Posts : 4,514
    Vista and Win7

    It is now in the root of D. Move it back to 'Default' and then try again defining a folder in the first place.
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  3. #3

    Rename D:\ to Downloads and you should be back to where you were.
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Erased Download folder by changing it to D: disk
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