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Don't move your Windows user profiles folder to another dr

  1. #11

    Posts : 1,338
    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)

    Quote Originally Posted by Tepid View Post
    actually, just the opposite
    looks like they finally removed documents and settings symbolic links?

    look up work folders
    To add the new Work Folders, head to the Charms menu, click search and type “work folders” then click the first of the two options that appear. Note that I am using Windows 8.1 Pro, and could find no documentation on the feature in the consumer release of the OS.
    Files placed inside this folder get automatically synced in the background similar to SkyDrive or Dropbox.
    Make Tech Easier
    Work Folders Bring Synced Storage to Windows 8.1 - Make Tech Easier

    I see no mention of moving a User Profile (not User Folders) to the "Work Folders".

    Quote Originally Posted by Tepid View Post
    oh, i forget, doesn't matter to you haters
    Did you even read this thread's title or the linked article?

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  2. #12

    Posts : 7
    Windows 8.1

    The first thing I did after install 8.1 proper was move my folders to the other drive. And then I immediately started having problems.

    I restored it from a restore point, but I kept having problems. So did a(nother) fresh install.
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