How To Change location of My Documents Folder In Windows 7

The My Documents folder is a special folder that is attached to each user account as the default save location for many types of file. Normally this is located in “C:Users<Username>Documents”, but you may wish to change this path to another directory or drive.

To do so, browse to “C:Users<Username>” using Windows Explorer (Press WINDOWS KEY + E to access this). Then, right click on My Documents and select Properties:


Now, click the Location tab at the top:


Then click Move which allows you to select the new location for your My Documents folder. Once you have chosen a new location, click OK to confirm the change:


Your documents are now stored in the new location.

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