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    IE9 Default Folders

    I need to change the folders IE9 uses for History, Cookies, Favourites, History and Temporary Internet Files. I have rebuilt a machine and currently have these set up on a separate Data drive shich is shared between two machines. IE9 will allow me to move Favourites and Temporary Files only. I originally used a tweaking program (TweakUI), which no longer runs on Win7 / IE9. A similar program, Ultimate Windows Tweaker, does not change folder locations. Perhaps someone can let me have the location of the relevant Registry Keys, and I will do it the hard way, or is there a 'tweaker' to do the job
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    There is a documented procedure to move folders and change the pointers to point to the new location. This procedure shows how. Note you can move many other folders as well. Just check the properties. If a Location tab is present, it's location can be moved.
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    That helps a lot, Ted, but to start, I need to try and find a list of all the folders IE uses?
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    The only folder of the few you listed that I am aware you can move is the Favorites folder.

    c:\ user\<user name>\Favorites
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    Ted, I found a link to Shell Folders
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    I am not sure how this will help you. These folders are listed in the registry. If you actually look at the specified folders, many of them are Junction Points, not real folders. The History, Cookie and TIF folders I cannot find on my system. The Favorites folder is easy to move as in the specified link. I do not know where the other info is found. History, Cookies and TIF are considered temporary files. I'm sorry, I do not have any other recommendations at this time.
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