Windows 10: OneDrive is now my Documents system folder

Discus and support OneDrive is now my Documents system folder in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; I did not want the entire OneDrive to be my Documents system folder, but it is. I intended to have a subfolder in OneDrive designated as the Documents... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by Misterdavie, May 22, 2022.

  1. OneDrive is now my Documents system folder


    I did not want the entire OneDrive to be my Documents system folder, but it is. I intended to have a subfolder in OneDrive designated as the Documents system folder. So now I am stuck because every file on my OneDrive is in the Documents system folder. What are my options? If I restore Documents to my users drive on the PC EVERYTHING on my OneDrive will be moved there. That is not what I want. What are my options?

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    Misterdavie, May 22, 2022
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  2. Why I have TWO Documents folders?

    ok so lemme start off my saying i recently wiped my system and installed windows 10
    and i noticed even more recently that i seem to have TWO documents folders...
    i have one that has nothing that it should in it and the other somehow is linked to Onedrive...
    the onedrive linked one has everything that the non onedrive should. (game saves, etc)
    my question is...why? is this normal cause i can't imagine it is...
    i don't think steam game save cloud will work with onedrive so i need to know, is this fixable WITHOUT another wipe? i have no idea how my onedrive got synced with my documents folder. i didn't set it up that way. any help is appreciated!
    thanks!
     
    TheMatt1984, May 22, 2022
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  3. Downloads folder is the Documents folder

    Hi Chris,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to Restore to Default the folders and document settings and see if it helps.

    Step 1:

    Please follow below steps and check if it helps.

    • Go to Download folder.
    • Right click on the Download Folder and go to Properties.
    • In Properties go to Location tab.
    • In location Tab Click on Restore Default.


    Step 2:

    Please follow below steps and check if it helps.

    • Go to Documents folder.
    • Right click on the Document folder and go to Properties.
    • In Properties go to Location tab.
    • In location Tab Click on Restore Default.
    After performing above steps change the settings as you required and check if it helps.

    Hope these information helps, please get back to us for future support, we’ll be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Prabhavathi Patil, May 22, 2022
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  4. OneDrive is now my Documents system folder

    OneDrive app opening Documents folder

    Long story short... When I click on my OneDrive app, it opens my Documents folder (folder in 'This PC').

    This evening I changed the location of my Documents folder to within OneDrive, and then tried to return it which somehow ended up with 'OneDrive' replacing 'Documents' in the 'This PC' list... I used a .bat file to restore 'Documents to the correct place here, but there still appears to be an issue with Onedrive.

    Does anyone have any ideas what I can do to fix this?

    Thank you!
     
    LAndersonBurton, May 22, 2022
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