Change the location of your Favorites folder

KB ID 0000006 


You want to relocate your favorites folder to another location/drive.


2000/XP Change the Favorite Folder Location

1. Start > Run > Regedit
2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerShellFolders
3. Change the Favorites value from,

C:documents and settings{your_username}Favorites

To the new location.

Windows 7 / Vista Change the Favorite Folder Location

1. Open a WIndows Explorer window
2. Navigate to C:Users{your_username}Favorites
3. Right click the folder > Properties > Location > Change the location path to the one you require
4. Apply > Answer whether you want to move the contents of the old location to the new one > OK.

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