Can't move documents folder to a different disk after latest update


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just installed windows 10 / 64B and all available updates.

trying to move the documents folder I have following problems

first it did not accepted new location because documents was originally linked to ONEDRIVE.
following some suggestions from the forum, I was able to eliminate that.

but now,, when I try to move the folder to new folder on disk d:, it returns following message
THE FOLDER CAN'T BE MOVED.

CAN'T MOVE THE FOLDER BECAUSE THERE IS A FOLDER ON SAME LOCATION THAT CAN'T BE REDIRECTED.
ACCESS IS DENIED

PLS HELP
 
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There are registry amendments which can solve the problem. '
But if you have disconnected the one drive, you could try reconnecting.
Alternatively, unsync everything for the operation, in the settings - accounts, and try again.

Last resort, before tackling the registry, is to move the folder to, say, the desktop, reboot and then move it to the desired location.
 
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Davehc, thanks a lot

I totally disable the one drive, including the automatic start when power up, so now is totally off.
restarting the computer the onedrive don't appears any more at the taskbar neither on the hidden icons.

at the disk, the documents file remains at location
C:\Users\juabb\OneDrive\Documents

i tried to now relocate the documents folder to a sub folder located at the desktop, but still getting same error

THE FOLDER CAN'T BE MOVED.

CAN'T MOVE THE FOLDER BECAUSE THERE IS A FOLDER ON SAME LOCATION THAT CAN'T BE REDIRECTED.
ACCESS IS DENIED
 
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OK. If you are not familiar with the registry, be careful with this
Right click the start icon and, in the run box. Type regedit
First, as a precaution, export the registry to a safe place. In the event of making an error, you can import it again
Browse to the following path:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

Scroll down to "Personal", and make sure, under the Data column, that it reads
%USERPROFILE%\Documents.

Log out and in, or restart the computer.
 
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davehc
after modifying the register as suggested and after a restart , when I go to documents properties to move documents folder, I find that the documents properties don have the location tag any more, which is needed in order to relocate.

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in addition, my path/file for the new location is D:\new\mydocuments

can I replace the "%USERPROFILE%\Documents." with "D:\new\mydocuments"
thanks
 
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Can you not just right click and copy and paste into the new location?
 
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problem is that the location continues to be on the c drive
documents properties shows file location as
C:\Users\juabb\OneDrive

I need to move to other disk

thank a lot
 
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hola Davehc


could not fix the problem.dis you see my last post??

thanks in advance
 
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I am about out of ideas. Have you tried any other items in the right click? "Move to folder", for example. or "Send to"
I have to ask, You are, of course, the owner/Administrator of both HDs?
 
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I am about out of ideas. Have you tried any other items in the right click? "Move to folder", for example. or "Send to"
I have to ask, You are, of course, the owner/Administrator of both HDs?
thanks davehc

i am the administrative of both disks. there is no other user registered.

on the right click, the "send to" works all-right. ( it creates a shortcut for files or folders at the desktop
now I don't have the "move to", do not appears on the right click

thanks again
 

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