Moved Contacts to C:\Users over my profile and I have a copy of my profile under my profile in the explorer only.

Posted: 08-14-2007, 07:03 PM
I don't know how I did this but I have my user profile showing up under my
user profile when looking at it in the explorer, but it isn't showing up in
the file system like that. How do I get rid of this extra profile folder
that keeps showing up in my home folder when I open up my home folder from
the start menu? Remember it is only when looking at it in the home folder
in windows, not when you go to the file system and go to your profile
folder.

I also moved my contacts folder back to my profile but I accidentally moved
it to the same location as my profile and I don't have a contacts folder
anymore and don't know how to make another one. I keep getting new contacts
in my C:\Users\<Profile> directory too. How do I tell the system where my
contacts folder is by assigning it another folder and getting the icon back
as well?

This is a highly complex system and it can be easily messed up if you have
any IT experience.

Moved Contacts to C:\Users over my profile and I have a copy of my profile under my profile in the explorer only.


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Ronnie Vernon MVP
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Re: Moved Contacts to C:\Users over my profile and I have a copy of my profile under my profile in the explorer only.
Posted: 08-15-2007, 10:55 PM
Josh

From yopur description, it's not real clear what you are seeing?

When you open Windows Explorer, you should see your user profile folder at
the top of the Navigation Pane on the left side of the window. This same
folder also exists in the C:\Users\your username. These are not duplicate
folders. The folders at the top of the navigation pane are simply a mirror
copy of the actual folders that exist at C:\Users\your username. They are
mirrored there for convenience.

If you want the user folder at the top of the navigation pane to show the
same folders that you see in the C:\Users location, you need to go to
Organize/Folder and Search Options/View Tab. Select the Show Hidden Files
and Folders option there.

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"Josh Young" <joshyoung77@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>I don't know how I did this but I have my user profile showing up under my
>user profile when looking at it in the explorer, but it isn't showing up in
>the file system like that. How do I get rid of this extra profile folder
>that keeps showing up in my home folder when I open up my home folder from
>the start menu? Remember it is only when looking at it in the home folder
>in windows, not when you go to the file system and go to your profile
>folder.
>
> I also moved my contacts folder back to my profile but I accidentally
> moved it to the same location as my profile and I don't have a contacts
> folder anymore and don't know how to make another one. I keep getting new
> contacts in my C:\Users\<Profile> directory too. How do I tell the system
> where my contacts folder is by assigning it another folder and getting the
> icon back as well?
>
> This is a highly complex system and it can be easily messed up if you have
> any IT experience.
shirley
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Re: Moved Contacts to C:\Users over my profile and I have a copy o
Posted: 09-27-2007, 02:23 PM


"Josh Young" wrote:
> I have attached a picture of the 2 user explorer folders, 1 user folder
> showing the users in the C:\user folder on the file system, and 1 user
> profile folder showing what is in C:\Users\Josh Young folder. If you look
> at the address bar where it shows you the explorer version of the location
> it shows my username "Josh Young" twice (another one under my user profile).
> This means that somehow the system has be tricked into thinking that there
> is another user folder under my profile when actually on the file system
> there isn't.
>
> I think I did this by accidentally moving my user folder on to the C:\Users
> folder instead of creating a folder by the same name as my profile name like
> C:\Users\Josh Young and then moving to C:\Users\Josh Young instead of
> C:\Users. I know your thinking why the hell would you do this... I'll tell
> you why lol. I was just trying to see if I could move my user profile
> location to my storage drive so I don't ever have to backup being that it is
> instantly done everytime I do anything. Well that doesn't work too well
> obviously, but I have moved most of my subfolders under my profile to the
> storage drive and it keeps me from having to run a process schedule for
> backing up all the time when it does it instantly as I change my files.
>
> Thanks for your response,
> Josh Young
>
> "Ronnie Vernon MVP" <rv@invalid.org> wrote in message
> news:e6TH8943HHA.1204@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
> > Josh
> >
> > From yopur description, it's not real clear what you are seeing?
> >
> > When you open Windows Explorer, you should see your user profile folder at
> > the top of the Navigation Pane on the left side of the window. This same
> > folder also exists in the C:\Users\your username. These are not duplicate
> > folders. The folders at the top of the navigation pane are simply a mirror
> > copy of the actual folders that exist at C:\Users\your username. They are
> > mirrored there for convenience.
> >
> > If you want the user folder at the top of the navigation pane to show the
> > same folders that you see in the C:\Users location, you need to go to
> > Organize/Folder and Search Options/View Tab. Select the Show Hidden Files
> > and Folders option there.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Ronnie Vernon
> > Microsoft MVP
> > Windows Shell/User
> >
> >
> > "Josh Young" <joshyoung77@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:CAACED96-A7CB-4510-9086-D43075656A8B@microsoft.com...
> >>I don't know how I did this but I have my user profile showing up under my
> >>user profile when looking at it in the explorer, but it isn't showing up
> >>in the file system like that. How do I get rid of this extra profile
> >>folder that keeps showing up in my home folder when I open up my home
> >>folder from the start menu? Remember it is only when looking at it in the
> >>home folder in windows, not when you go to the file system and go to your
> >>profile folder.
> >>
> >> I also moved my contacts folder back to my profile but I accidentally
> >> moved it to the same location as my profile and I don't have a contacts
> >> folder anymore and don't know how to make another one. I keep getting
> >> new contacts in my C:\Users\<Profile> directory too. How do I tell the
> >> system where my contacts folder is by assigning it another folder and
> >> getting the icon back as well?
> >>
> >> This is a highly complex system and it can be easily messed up if you
> >> have any IT experience
shirley
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Getting rid of one picture from duplicate pictures
Posted: 09-27-2007, 02:35 PM
I have duplicate pictures in my Windows Vista photo gallery.When I delete one
they both are deleted. How do I correct so only one is deleted

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Ronnie Vernon MVP
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Re: Getting rid of one picture from duplicate pictures
Posted: 09-28-2007, 04:13 AM
Shirley

Could you give us some more details?

What folders or sections are these pictures in?
Do they have the same, exact name?


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"shirley" <shirl-4529> wrote in message
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>I have duplicate pictures in my Windows Vista photo gallery.When I delete
>one
> they both are deleted. How do I correct so only one is deleted
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