Windows 10: Can't rename desktops

Discus and support Can't rename desktops in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; I'm running windows 1909 on my laptop and I can not rename my desktops. Any reason or fix for this? I can on my desktop (I'm not sure what windows... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Frostyflanks, Jan 14, 2021.

  1. Can't rename desktops


    I'm running windows 1909 on my laptop and I can not rename my desktops. Any reason or fix for this? I can on my desktop (I'm not sure what windows version) but for some reason I can't on my laptop.



    Thanks!

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    /u/Frostyflanks, Jan 14, 2021
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  2. Ruz San Win User

    My Downloads Renamed Itself to Desktop

    Hi Matt,

    To rename the folder back to Downloads, follow these steps:

    • Open File Explorer.
    • Click on This PC.
    • Open Local Disk (CCan't rename desktops :).
    • Open Users.
    • Open the folder of the user profile you are experiencing this issue in.
    • Rename the second Desktop icon you see as Downloads.
    • Close File Explorer then reopen it.
    • Check if the Downloads folder has been renamed successfully.

    Let us know if this resolves the problem.
     
    Ruz San, Jan 14, 2021
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  3. Windows 10 desktop renamed "downloads"

    Hi,

    We appreciate you for being a part of Windows 10.

    How did you exactly change the default folder for downloads to desktop? Is it through Internet explorer/through any other source?

    As the issue started after setting the default folder for downloads to desktop, I suggest you to change the default folder for downloads to Download folder. (Follow the same procedure as you have did to change the default folder for downloads
    to desktop)

    You may try this steps and check if you are able to rename the folders names for desktop and downloads.


    • Press Windows + E keys on the keyboard to open Windows explorer.

    • Click on This pc on the left navigation pane.

    • Open the drive where Windows 10 is installed. (Ex: open C:/ drive if the Windows 10 is installed in c drive)

    • Click on Users and select
      user name
      . (user name is the user you have logged in to the computer at present)

    • Right click on Downloads folder and click on
      Rename and change to Desktop. (Do the same step for the Desktop folder also)

    You may try to reset the view settings of the folders and check if it helps.


    • Press Windows + E keys on the keyboard to open File Explorer.

    • Click on the This PC on the left navigation pane.

    • Click on the View tab at the top of the File explorer window.

    • Click on Options and select
      Change folder and search options
      .

    • Navigate to the View tab in folder options window.

    • Click on Reset Folders. (Click on Yes if any dialog box prompted)

    • You may click on Restore defaults
      to restore the default settings for the folder.
    I hope the above information helps. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with the issue. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Kiran Kishore, Jan 14, 2021
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  4. amd5750m Win User

    Can't rename desktops

    rename inf

    I have a 7670m 1gb driver crimson legacy, how to rename my 7670m (which in driver detects as 7600m) to 8670m?

    I am something new in this I would appreciate it if you would give me all the steps since I am very interested

    I use win 7

    his is what I try to do but not rename these files

    Does someone have a step for newbies?

    this is more or less the idea in the link

    16.101.X [Pre-GCN driver pack]
     
    amd5750m, Jan 14, 2021
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