My Pictures points to wrong folder



Walt G
07-10-2005, 01:23 AM
The My Pictures entry on my wife's start menu points to my daughter's
picture folder. Is there any way I can fix this?

Ramesh, MS-MVP
07-10-2005, 01:23 AM
Walt,

Open Regedit.exe and navigate to this key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User
Shell Folders

Double-click "My Pictures" and set the data to "%USERPROFILE%\My
Documents\My Pictures"

Note that it should be of REG_EXPAND_SZ type. If it's REG_SZ then, delete
the "My Pictures" value and re-create it.

--
Ramesh Srinivasan
MS-MVP, Windows Shell

Windows XP Troubleshooting
http://www.winhelponline.com

"Walt G" <anon@universe.com> wrote in message
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> The My Pictures entry on my wife's start menu points to my daughter's
> picture folder. Is there any way I can fix this?
>


My Pictures points to wrong folder