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    MS Updates Rename "MyDocs" folder

    MS Updates Rename “MyDocs” folder

    Hi everybody,

    In the last 3 years I installed Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise from scratch on about 10 computers. After installation I do a lot of customization. One of the customizations is:

    Every computer has physical D drive.
    I create new folder on D drive called “MyDocs”
    I go to my profile folder on C drive
    Right-clilck on “Documents” folder
    Click “Location” tab
    Click "Move" button
    Select “MyDocs” folder on D drive

    The issue is that after maybe 70-80% of the time after I run MS updates “MyDocs” folder on D drive is renamed back to “Documents” folder.

    Does anybody have similar setup with “Documents” folder and have similar issue.
    And how to stop renaming?


    MozartMan, Aug 26, 2018

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    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.

    • Are you facing any issues in renaming folder?
    • When you say, "music folder does not apply anymore as a primary designation" what exactly are you referring to?
    Follow the steps below to rename folder:

    • Right click on a folder which you want to rename.
    • Select Rename and enter new name for it.
    Hope this helps. Kindly get back to us with the above details to assist you further.

    Thank You.
    ThofikhAhamad, Aug 27, 2018
  3. Can't rename folder.

    Hi Howard,

    It is possible that the difficulty renaming your folder is due to access/account limitation or a recent change was made on your computer. For better assistance, please answer the following questions:

    • Are you getting an error message when trying to rename the folder?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried?
    • Can you send us a screenshot of the "Public" folders?

    We will be waiting for your response.
    Dennis Mop, Aug 27, 2018
  4. MS Updates Rename "MyDocs" folder

    Rename folders


    Failure to rename folders on your device may indicate a corrupted components preventing the renaming process to work properly. To isolate your concern, we'd like to ask the following:

    • Which update have you recently done on your device?
    • Which Windows build version is running on your device? Type winver
      in the search box and press Enter to help you identify.

    In addition, we suggest that you replicate the concern while you're in the clean boot environment. To do this, follow the steps provided on this

    support article
    and check if the issue persists. If not, proceed to the
    How to determine what is causing the problem after you do a clean boot
    topic to identify the error.

    We'll appreciate if you can send us an update.
    Darwin Dim, Aug 27, 2018

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