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OZO
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reply to koam

Re: [WIN7] Copy complete directory tree

You can't simply move those user folders. It's possible at Windows setup time and you have to create special installation disk for that. That's what I did with WXP... And instead of common "C:\Documents and Settings" folder I have "C:\Users" folder there. And it works just fine.

Again, even you create a new user account there is no way in already installed Windows to move location of those folders.

Fortunately it's possible to to move some (main) folders inside. Like I've mentioned earlier, you can move "My Documents" folder (it contains all of our personal files). In order to do so, in WXP you have to get to Properties box for "My Documents" folder and change "Target folder location". It will help you to move all your files. There is some ways to move other sub-folders from your user folder too. E.g. you may move "Favorites" folder and even put it inside your "My Documents" folder (I do it e.g. for better manageability). But to move the user folder itself, sorry but you can't.
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