Under the <UserName> folder ON YOUR DESKTOP, not under 'C:\Users', do you
have an icon for your E: drive that has a 'Location' tab? If so, that's
video folder, use the 'Restore Default' button on that tab to recreate the
If not, try opening the 'Run' dialog, <WinKey+R>, and typing:
If the folder has been deleted, that will recreate it.
If you get an error saying "Windows cannot find 'shell:my video'...", then
open the registry editor, <WinKey+R> regedit, and navigate to:
In the right-hand pane, look for a value named 'My Video', if it doesn't
exist, create it by right-clicking & selecting 'New' -> 'Expandable string
value'. Either way, edit its data to read: "%USERPROFILE%\Videos"
Log off & log back on, then open the Run dialog and type:
and you should be back in business.
Microsoft MVP [Windows XP Shell/User]
"SF" <SF@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> As always, thanks in advance for any help.
> I have a fresh install of Vista Ultimate. I have a second Hard Drive in
> system and I wanted to move the VIDEOS folder to that drive. I right
> on the VIDEOS folder and changed the location. However, I changed it to
> Root Drive (E without a folder there. Now the VIDEOS folder is gone,
> and I
> cannot restore it back to it's previous location. It is not on the C or E
> drives or anywhere else. Any ideas?
> Thanks Always,