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Help! Folder Redirect moved my Program Files to wrong spot

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    Windows 8.1

    Help! Folder Redirect moved my Program Files to wrong spot


    Can someone please help, I did a dumb thing.
    I tried to move the folder 'Contacts' from my User Files folder into the C:/ drive and it turned into the Program Files folder.

    Now I see 'Program Files' in my User Files folder. If I try to restore the programs files folder, it tells me the default location is:
    C:\Users\MyComputerName\Contacts

    Program Files should not be Contacts! How do I get the Program Files back into the C;/ folder without having reference to Contacts? Thanks so much in advance.

    Oh, and if I tell it to 'Find Target', it tells me that the Contacts folder doesn't exist. How do I restore my Program Files folder??
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  2. #2


    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    After over an hour of searching, I finally found a thread that solved my problem. Thanks!
    User Folders - Restore Default Location - Windows 7 Help Forums
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Help! Folder Redirect moved my Program Files to wrong spot
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