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    MyDocs location

    I am the only user of my PC, newly running W2K Pro. I would like to change default location for 'my' MyDocs to right off of C: where it used to be on my 98/ME PC -- and where all of my batch files, VBA, shortcuts, and other files have been programmed to search. Would I overly confuse Windows by creating C:My Documents and using this in favour over Documents and SettingsusernameMy Documents?

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    Re: MyDocs location

    I don't think so....'cuz I do the exact same thing, with the drive letter varying every once in a while (at home it's F:, at the office it's D: and E: on the two machines I use daily). As long as you know where it is, go for it!!
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    Re: MyDocs location

    Thanks! <img src=/S/cheers.gif border=0 alt=cheers width=30 height=16> <img src=/S/groovin.gif border=0 alt=groovin width=21 height=21> I don't want to think of how many HOURS if not DAYS it would take to find and reprogram every file that would have to be modified. I spent about 2 hours this afternoon just fixing up one batch file automated procedure. The nice thing is that any time that someone else would be working on my machine would be to run the programs that I would have run had I been in the office, and would even be logging into the computer using my ID to do so.

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    Re: MyDocs location

    David, Check out this article http://www.windows2000faq.com/Articles/Ind...ArticleID=16099. I think if you have Office installed this may be better.

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    Re: MyDocs location

    I've got Office 2000 Pro installed so I think I will be trying your suggestion first. It certainly looks easier, and would probably have the added benefit of keeping my user profile/file locations a little more in order. Until I get a little more accustomed to this new OS, it would probably be to my advantage to allow it to make these changes for me, in its own way, instead of having them crammed through.

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