Annoying Problem ?!?

  M4D 02:41 03 Apr 2004

Good morning all,

Now, I have an annoying problem with windows xp pro...

I have my pictures my music and various other folders
in my doc's folder that i don't use ! I use my D: drive
for saving files and backing up as you would understand
it's alot safe in case of windows crashing ext ext ...

Anyway, When i delete the pic's, music, and other folders in my doc's folder they always return either
after a reboot or after several reboots ?

It's not taking up much space i know this but it's
really annoying cos i have to delete them all the time ...

Does anyone know of a way of making them stay Deleted ?!?

  hugh-265156 02:54 03 Apr 2004

normally as far as i know you cannot delete the "my documents folders as they are protected by the system and will be restored upon restart as you have found.

you may want to try(at your own risk)

"Click Start, then Run and type: regsvr32 /u mydocs.dll You can then delete the MyDocuments folder/sub-folders like EBooks" taken from click here

or you could move it to another location maybe click here

i have not tried either so cannot comment as to if this does or does not work or cause problems.i would just leave it and right click the taskbar/properties/start menu/customize/advanced and tick "dont display this item" for the folders in question maybe.

  M4D 04:15 03 Apr 2004

I just decided to delete/hide my doc's folder by the properties on the desktop, Just incase i ever need it
one day ;) ...

Thanks for your help though ...

By the way, I found this site while looking for
some help with my problem, I forgot about this
ages ago, click here Great site that
it's got loads of good stuff on for tweaking
fixing ext ext ...

  lamda 11:15 03 Apr 2004

into my postings

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