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HELP. deleted music folder by accident, but its still there

Q: HELP. deleted music folder by accident, but its still there

i deleted my music folder, but its still there and when i click it, it says access denied, but i have administrator permissions. when i go into properties and security, or any other thing, it says i need to prove administrative permission.
by the way, this is on windows 8.1 and i tried this: User Folders - Restore Default Location

thanks in advance

A: HELP. deleted music folder by accident, but its still there

Since this is a Windows 8.1 problem, we have a separate forum for Windows 8.
Windows 8 Forums

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I've attached 2 screen shots because i'm sure my explanation is poor. Anyway, this is driving me crazy - can't figure it out. I've been messing around with it for hours - at one point i had 'desktop' with about 15 'desktop' subfolders......

help! please!

A:Deleted 'Desktop' folder by accident....

this my be overly obvious but, have you gone into the recycle bin and checked if the folder is still there? if it is, all you need to do is right click on it and select restore.

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Please any help??????
thank you


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A:Deleted Recycle Bin by Accident

Try this:

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A:deleted files on accident

This one gets high marks. Maybe worth a try.

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A:deleted file by accident!!!!!

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A:Deleted Partitions By Accident Please Help

Yes it should be faster. I thought there were two levels to the restore deleted partitions and only the deeper level involves scanning the surface for old deleted partitions.

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Edit: I am attempting to dual boot with Xubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 Professional, both 64bit and the computer has the UEFI, I think. Am I better off using MBR or GPT to dual boot? I only want two OS's and a shared data partition.

A:Deleted all the GPT Partitions by accident

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i have a floppy drive and a thumb drive

cannot get back to my desktop NOR can i get to a c:\ anymore in safe mode

believe i need to copy userinit.exe from somewhere back into c:\windows\system32 but do not know how with what i have to work with

please help


A:deleted userinit.exe by accident

There is a backup copy in C:\Windows\System32\dllcache

most of the time it is compressed in this folder.

Here is a copy of it from my XP installation (uncompressed)
See attached
You will need a XP install CD and use recovery environment to copy the file to the proper place, or use an Ubuntu boot CD to do it.

Here is an article on using a Ubuntu CD to copy data off an unbootable windows PC, one could also use it to copy a file to a Windows folder.

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YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

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A:deleted files by accident HELP!! Please

Enable the hidden Administrator Account. Then create a new user profile account with admin rights. If you can't log onto your computer at all even in Safe Mode then put the Windows DVD in and boot off of that and choose Repair My Computer.

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Hi friikenfreezin84

Welcome to Tech Support Guy Forums!

See post #4 here:

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Sorry for the delay in getting a reply to you (been busy). Any luck yet finding a solution?

If not, try these for a quick repair
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4) Reinstall StypeXP

. . . and anytime you have unexpected system behavior, run some malware scans to rule out unexpected visitors causing havor with your system files.

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Best of luck
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puter hater



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Navigate to C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Player and see if you find them there.

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I need some help here.

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As said it title...the folder view gives options for music folders. I've tried going into Options/Folder Options and restoring default, but this doesn't work. I'm sure this happened before and I had to go into config something but can't remember. I'd appreciate any help.

A:My (my Documents) Folder Thinks It's A Music Folder

Hi mischievous and welcome to BleepingcomputerI have did some research on your promblem and I have found some information on your issue.You can read this site, deals with a very similar promblem like yours.

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Now my itunes seems to not be working properly. I have iphone 3gs and so when I synced it I don't see the music files under my device or my ringtones. It also said that they can't find my music when I tried to download them into my iphone and every time I put new music or new ringtones in my iphone, the ringtones/music that I have gets deleted. For example: I have 200 songs in my iphone but when I want to put just one song in it, The rest of the 200 songs gets deleted and now I only have that one song. And so now every time I add music to my iphone I would have to add the songs back into the iphone. I would also have to do it to ringtones too and I'd have to manually add them in because if I don't it would never be put into the iphone. So yeah, I'm not too good with itunes because it's too complicated and this is the first time I've ever had a iphone so I'm really confused how to use itunes. Oh and my library music files doesn't automatically update when I add new music so I would have to do the same as I did with my iphone. I'd have to delete, add the files again, sync and so on...

My itunes is up to date, my folders aren't hidden because my music folder and ringtone folder are under my library but not under my device.

I uninstalled itunes and reinstalled but its still the same.

I don't know what to do!! Help please??


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I have a folder called Temp on an internal drive labeled B: The properties of this folder is set to "General Items", and when I view the folder through Explorer (showing Details) I get the expected headings Name, Date modified, Type, Size, etc...

However, when I through any app (TextPad, WordPad, Chrome, IrfanView-Save for Web, etc) choose Save As... and navigate to that B:\Temp folder, it shows up as a music folder! With headings Name, #, Title, Contributing artists, Album, etc.

Most annoying!

Does anyone have any hints about how to change this so that it always shows up as a "General Items" type of folder?

A:Folder thinks it is a music folder... how do I change that?

Hello OppfinnarJocke,

This is most likely due to Automatic Folder Type Discovery. "Automatic Folder Type Discovery" is when Windows will automatically change the folder template of a folder to match the file type of the last file added or saved in the folder. For example, if your folder contains music files and you add a picture file, then Windows may change the folder template and view to the "Picture" template to match the new picture file. Basically just what you did.

If you like, you can use the tutorial below to set a specific template (steps 2 to 6) to be the default for all folders to disable Automatic Folder Type Discovery. Afterwards, you will still be able to set folder views and templates how you like though, but without Automatic Folder Type Discovery changing them for you.

Folder Template - Default

Hope this helps,

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Hi to all.
Apologies if this has been posted in the wrong section.
Ok, so my problem is:
I play all of my music on iTunes, when im sent songs they get saved in my music file in my documents and also saved on Windows Media Player. I thought that the songs in windows media player were irrelevant, so like a fool i deleted the windows media playlists.
As it happens all my songs have gone, not in the recycle bin and arent restored after i completed a system restore...
Any suggestions people?

A:Deleted Music Files...Help!!!

You can try using a program called Recuva. Would like to mention that this program is still in beta though. Here is the link if you are interested:

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Deleted both my music folders, one in libraries, under music folder, the other in favorites. Nothing I googled seems to deal with deleting and restoring both. I do not have a restore point, or backup, just a factory restore usb. How can I restore both folders?.


A:Deleted both my music folders

Right click the Favorites listing and click on Restore Favorites links,
Right the Libraries listing and click on Restore default libraries.
You can also Click the start button and click on your User name listed near the top and right click the My Music folder and click on Restore previous version and see if any restore points are listed,
You might see if your music is in the My Music folder first,
Deleting a Library or under Favorites (Public Music) does not delete the files just the shortcuts to the My Music folder,
Right click My Music and click on Add to Library/ Music.
You can also see this,
Libraries - Restore Default

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Hi all

I deleted the desktop folder in my personal folder and my icons on desktop don t apear anymore now.

How can i put it back there ?

Thanks !

A:I deleted the desktop folder in my personal folder

I'd try a System Restore.
Easy. No loss of files or anything.
Tutorial if you need it.
System Restore

Pick the newest restore point that was before you deleted the folder.


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I deleted all my music acidently is there any way to recover it.      Dum  i know.

A:wIndows 10 i deleted all my music in the recycle bin.

If you only deleted them and emptied the Recycle Bin, you can recover them with a data recovery software like Recuva. You see, Windows doesn't actually delete files when you empty the Recycle Bin, they just "disappear" from the computer but are still recoverable by third party software. After a very long time though, those deleted files get overwritten by new files when the hard drive gets filled up and are never seen again. 

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I used Combofix but when i used it i came across problems such as blue screen shutdowns and the computer freezing, thinking it was cos of the viruses/malware or anything like that on my computer i re ran combofix 3/4 times (between the tries the problems occured)
now i've lost all my pictures and music not sure if i lost anything else atm. can someone help me please!!!
Good Luck and Thanks,

A:i used Combofix and it deleted all my pictures and music...

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Hi All

Because I tried to restore data from my previous installation, I did an error.

In my user folder musics and pictures forlders exist, but shortcuts to both folders don't work now... Icons are visible but when I click on them, nothing appends...

How can I fix theses problems ?

Best regards


PS : great forums. Congratulation to the founders and the team.

A:folders of music and pictures deleted

Hello Jerome, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Not sure exactly what you have done, but you might double check to make sure that the Music and Pictures folder have their default location set to them using OPTION THREE in the tutorial below to see if that may help if they did not.

Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder

Hope this helps,

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Looking to you for help after causing a huge problem for myself. I have been having problems for months with Visualbee, Conduit and Adnxs issues. I am NOT entirely comfortable with these topics but have had success in the past with Spybot. So I tried that and had not luck so I ended up on your site off of a search for Visual bee and followed advice given to another. Yes I realize now you do NOT recommend this, ugh.
I used the adwcleaner and it worked great. I got rid of a bunch of problems but was still only having Adnxs issues with pop ups on Mozilla. So I went back to searching and ended up back on your site and followed those insturctions given to someone else with using security check and roquekiller. Adnxs was still there so I used there next step and used Combofix.
It ran for 11 hours and when the laptop restarted the screen was balck and everthing was gone. A window popped up for a system restore that went back acouple days and some things came back. However all pictures and music is gone. I am sick. I did find them by searching on the name of a grouping of pictures. It seems that they are all there but the names have been changed with a .vir at the end of them all. It seems that they are marked as a virus and in quarentine? I could one by one go erase the .vir added to each photo but that could take years.( I was able to sucessfully do this several pictures though, thats something!)
So now I am on your actual site and see everywhere ... Read more

A:Tried removing Malware myself and have deleted pictures and music

I am also worried if there is a time frame to get this fixed. Should I not be using the computer? How soon will all my Photos and Music stay in quarentine? Am I running a risk of them permanently deleting?
Thanks for any help ~

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Where is it? How do get all my music files back?

A:I accidentally deleted My Music off of the Start Menu

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Hi everyone, I recently transferred all of my iTunes music to a NAS drive to reduce the overhead on my PC hard disk, and this morning I accidentally deleted all of the files - I thought that the iTunes library was just pointing to all of the music in the old C: location, as every tune had an exclamation mark next to it, so I deleted them, but they have now disappeared off of my NAS box (Western Digital My Book World).

They are not in my Recycle Bin on the desktop, where could they be so that I can restore them back?

Thanks for reading, please help - this is over 4 years of music that has vanished!!

A:Solved: Deleted iTunes music by mistake - please help!

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PLEASE HELP!! I was managing my music in windows media player and I accidentally clicked delete. Not only did it delete music in the library, but it also deleted ALL MY MUSIC ON MY COMPUTER!! How do I get it back? I have checked the recycle bin and it is not in there at all.

A:PLEASE HELP!!! Windows Media Player deleted all music folders!!

Nevermind, I finally found where the music was deleted to. Please delete topic.

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In Win7 home premium,,I just deleted a lot of music files,did a delete without moving to recycle bin,to many files,but I don't see the freed up disk space.As in around 70 GB.
Opened disk cleanup but space not showing there,is a defrag the solution?

A:Solved: Deleted music files but no free space.

,is a defrag the solution? Click to expand...

chkdsk /f will usually fix free space issues.

Open an elevated command prompt, type in

chkdsk /f C:

Hit enter key.

All programs list, accessories>command prompt right click on the cmd icon and choose run as admin.


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I accidentally deleted my Deleted Items folder. Is there a way to get it back or re-create it?
Thank you

A:Deleted my local "Deleted Items" folder

Yes, it is very easy
Recycle Bin - Restore

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How do I access folder made private after user account that made the folder private is deleted.

I was foolin around with the registry yesterday and forgot to back it up. XP crashed when I restarted. I used the restore disk that came with the computer. All files that I put on the computer where left alone, but all XP files were reverted to factory Files. I had My Documents set as a private folder. The folder still appears under Documents and settings but I cannot access it.....HELP...Thanks in advance.

A:How do I access folder made private after user that made the folder privateis deleted

I Fixed the problem...

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Good day to all.

I have installed W10 on my laptop all went well.

Just a point that got me confused was when I went to rip the CD with windows media player it went to the private music folder not my music folder on C Drive,Even I selected options in the WMP to change where to save it said That I could not do so.

My question is how do I change the direction of the ripped music to my music folder??
Many Thanks.

Sorry should have said Public not Private Folder

A:Music folder on W10

I don't use WMP to rip CD's. I use the free Audiograbber program. I haven't tested it in Win 10 but it works OK in Win 8.1 so it probably is Win 10 compatible.

Audiograbber has an easy setup for where to rip Audio CD's.

Audiograbber, free CD ripper, mp3 encoder and audio recorder for Windows

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Hi, I have a music folder with about 4gig of music, recently when I add any mp3 files to it, it is not doing it alphabetically? once, I could move my mp3's to it and it would add them alphabetically, but now it adds the mp3's to the top of all my music files?, I have to drag them to the right place, like A,B,C Etc..artists names.can anyone help me here?why is it suddenly acting up?Thank You.

A:Music Folder

Hello Riptorn.

I'm not sure if this will help or not; have a look at the tutorial at the link below; be sure to post back to keep us informed.

How to Reset Windows Explorer Folder View Settings to Make Vista Remember

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Hi,I have an issue with windows 10 music folder.I installed the W10 few days ago on to my HP laptop,Which was W7 home premium

When I rip some music from a CD with WMP the music goes into the Public music folder not into my music folder on the C drive.

Went into options in the WMP and tried to change the location of the music,But in the option box it stated ''Rip Music to this location''C:\user\public\music.
Now when I try to change that location to my music folder I get another box on screen stating ''The selected folder is not available.Verify that you have the correct permission to add files to this folder.

Does that make any sense to anyone??,And also how do I change the path to my music folder not the Public one.
Help Please.
Many Thanks.

A:Music Folder W10

Will leave your question here as we have many users who run Windows Ten, but you may wish to check out our sister site Windows 10 Forums

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I have XP and a My Music folder keeps showing up in my C:\, not in my My Documents folder. I keep deleting it and it just comes back. How can I make this folder go away, or maybe redirect whatever is making it appear to look for it in another place (I keep my MP3's on a seperate drive.

A:My Music folder won't go away in XP

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my music folder use to arrange my mp3 files in order from oldest to newly added. i must have clicked something because it doesnt anymore. can you tell me how to make it so it will arrange them from when they were added, like it once did?

please & thanks,

A:Music Folder

Open the music folder and then click on the 'Date Modified' tab at the top. You may have to click it one more time to get the latest file on top.

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my music folder seems to be missing every song title after those starting with the leter "s" and i cant seem to add any more files to it but i can add another folder. is there a limit to how many files i can add and if so does it just delete starting from the bottom up? and if so where do these files go as they are not im my recycle bin ?

A:can my music folder be too big?

As far as I'm aware there is no limit to file size...i've known some people with profiles exceeding 20GB's with at least 15GB's in 'My Music'.

Are you using NTFS file system?

Also, are you generally low on disc space on your C drive?

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I have my old Windows 7 laptop hard drive connected via USB to my old laptop and in my old Users folder I can't see the Music or Pictures folders. I can see other folders (Documents, Favorites....). When I replace the new SSD that took its place I can see those folders.

What can I do so that I can see it when hooked via USB? Thank you for looking.

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I want to burn all my music on my hard drive to a disk for backup only. I don't want to try to play it from the DVD. Will this work? Could I then access this music and burn it to a CD as an audio file and have it play? If this won't work, what is the best way to make a backup of my songs?


A:backing up music folder to DVD

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How do I rename the Music Folder? I want to rename it and the subfolder is similar but named different.

A:Renaming Music Folder

I don't think you can. As far as I know, if you rename or delete it, it will be recreated.

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ok so day 5 in the back up and reinstall process... got an external hd sorted and now when i try and move one of my music folders my laptop crashes... every single time... try open it, it crashes... do a search for any songs inside it, they dont come up... try copy it, it crashes... try move it, it crashes... folder contains 3 folders and amounts to 8GB, Im a dj and cannot afford to lose the contents... virus scans are all clear, disk checks are all clear... someone please tell me what is going on?

I just dont get it... is there an program i can use to copy it and open on another computer? or some way to debug it? surely they havent made an operating system that just loses all your stuff, one folder at a time?

A:Music folder dramas..

Are you copy/pasting the entire folder?

Run these and see why it crashes...

Run these and save and attach to your post:
Start>Control Panel>System and Maintenance>Performance Information and Tools>Advanced Tools>

Generate a system health Report

Open Reliability and Performance Monitor>Reliability Monitor

View Performance Details In Event Log

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I recently performed a clean install of Vista on my laptop. Before doing this I copied my music folder with around 13,000+ files in it to another computer and then copied it back to my laptop after the install. Before whenever I would open the folder it always displayed the files sorted by Date. I've managed to get it to do this one time since the install. Now it will not display the date of each file at all. I'm running Google Desktop Index and hoping that this will help.

Any suggestions or know why this is happening?

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hi there. recently i had an issue with my parents computer than ended with me having to wipe out and restore the entire system. ever since i've been taking more measures with my own computer to try and prevent similar problems that led to that. we lost all our files on that computer so it makes me nervous about having a problem with this computer, because i have almost 30 gb of music in my music folder. i use itunes and an ipod on windows xp.

i was wondering if anybody knew of a good way to back up these files. i know i can write the songs to discs through itunes, but that would take a box full of cds at least. then i thought about an external usb drive for a backup, but those cost at least $150 dollars which i definitely can't afford.

is there any way to compress my music folder so i can get all the files on one disc or is that not possible? any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks so much

A:backing up my music folder?

While compressing files you can reduce the size of them, but not in such way that it can be put on one or two disks. However, there is a simpler alternative, you can create a partition on your harddisk where you store your music. In case the OS has problems and needs to be reinstalled, you can reformat the main partition, while the other (where you stored your music) remains intact. This tutorial explains more about harddisk partitions. This tutorial explains how to create/change harddisk partitions.

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The last couple days I can't open music in vista. I just get the blank window saying "windows explorer not responding". I can open and see them in itunes ok, but not music. I had been adding quite a few new files and trying to organize the folder jsut before this started. I've ran disk cleaners, defragged, virus checks, and still nothing. Anyone know an answer? Thanks.

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How To Import My Music Folder To Windows Media,or Nero Burn
I Have This Folder That Has All Mp3 Music In It, And I Have Burned
Music Before,but! On The One I Just Burned I Put The Disc In The Dvd
Player,and It Just Shows Me The Track #s. The Disc I Burned Before
Had The Track #, Title And Song. My Question Is.. How Do I Format
Or Import The Whole Folder To My Burner.(windows Media Player)
(real Player)(nero Burn)
I Would Like To Use Nero Burner. Do I Open The My Music Folder,
And Slide The Track Over To The Burn Unit? Or Slide Over The
Whole Folder? The Folder Has Only 10 Songs I Want To Burn. I Am
Ilitterate To The Computer,so! I Don't Know How To Do These Things....please!!!! Help Me If You Can Understand What I'm Trying
To Do.


A:music files folder

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Hi!, Im using Windows XP Pro, and i want to share my music folder with other users of this pc. I want it shared in such a way that the rest of th my documents folder remains private, but the my music folder is accessible to other users on my pc, and, i also want that the other users who access my mp3s cannot delete/change them or add new ones to my folder

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I am trying to delete a music file folder on a flash drive but when i go to delete it I get the message file corrupted or unreadable. when i open the file all i see is 00000000.000 How can i delete this file. When I hover over it the file has 0 bytes. Thanks!!!!!

A:Can not delete a music folder

Did you try to move anything important from that drive and format it?

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I consolidated my itunes library to an external hard drive. A number of music folders that I had duplicate folders of in my C drive (not in the iTunes folder) are now empty and the folder name is in blue. Why did consolidation remove this music from my itunes library and also remove the music from the C drive folders, leave the folders empty and change the folder & file name to blue?

More importantly, if I go back to a previous itunes library that has the missing songs, can I save them in folders on the desktop, and put back my current library and then add the music from the desktop?



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Iv'e spent 3 months downloading all my C.D's to my computer. Yesterday they all disapeared. I've checked the amount of space being used on the drive and it would apear it's still there, but the folders empty and I've tryed running a search for the albums with windows but it comes back Blank. I've also checked Recycle bin but it's empty. XP was playing up before this happened. Help!!

A:All my C.D's have disapeared From Music Folder

Where did you store them????were they saved as mp3"s??have you run a virus scan???

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Hi, I have a desktop and a laptop and I have my MP3's sync'ed via LapLink. My problem is that under my desktop I have a different user account name "Dave" whereas my laptop has a user account of "David" So...the link on the start menu "My Music" goes to "C:\Documents and Settings\Dave\My Documents\My Music" on the desktop and "C:\Documents and Settings\David\My Documents\My Music" on the laptop. For matters too involved to discuss here, I need my MP3's to be on identically named folders. I figured the best was is to put the "My Music" folder in the root of my C: drive of both computers and that works beautifully with one exception. Now when I click on the "My Music" icon on my start menu it still goes to the old subdirectory and not the new "C:\My Music" directory. How can I tell the "My Music" link to go to a different directory other than the one XP defaults me to? Is there a place in the registry that will change this link address? I tried to change the properties of the icon/link itself but to no avail.

Thanks in advance,
Dave W.

A:Changing My Music folder

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Trying to install iTunes and I get an eror message that it can't set up iTunes folder in the default My Documents/My Music folder.

It turns out that I DO have that folder (and I even have music in it that I can use), but the iTunes setup program can't seem to find it. iTunes recommends using TweakUI to change the "Special Folder" for My Music...but it turns out that the My Music folder doesn't exist in the pulldown list inside TweakUI either. there a way to formally restore that folder so that either TweakUI or iTunes can recognize it?


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My Win 7 Home Premium laptop used to have a folder called 'My Music' that was located in the root of my user folder, at the same level as the 'My Documents' folder but, for various reasons, I wanted to place 'My Music' inside the 'My Documents' folder.

However, I actually ended up moving all my music files and subfolders into a new folder called 'My New Music Folder' within 'My Documents'. All my attempts to rename 'My New Music Folder' as 'My Music' are rejected, even though I have deleted the original 'My Music' folder.

When I try the rename, I am told that 'My Music' already exists (despite it being deleted). I am offered the opportunity to merge the new version of the folder with the old version but when I agree I am told the folder does NOT exist! I am then offered the chance to create 'My Music' but when I agree I am told it is 'not accessible' and 'access is denied'! Rebooting the laptop doesn't help.

None of this makes any sense to me. Can anyone offer a solution?


A:Win 7 won't let me rename a folder to 'My Music'

Its not as simple as deleting and making a new folder, win 7 uses junction points to point at files so it is possible for example to move user folders to different locations and even different drives as long as the new folder location is included in the relevant library, there is a tutorial for it although it talks about moving all user folders you should get the idea
User Folders - Change Default Location

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i would like to know what the number sign means in music folder which you can see in the attach image in red circle

thanks in advance

A:# sign in music folder

It`s the number category for the songs on the album, you can get rid of it if you want.

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I am moving my Documents , Pictures, and Music folders associated with the start menu on the right side of start menu (under the user pix) to a seperate partition on the hard drive so that it will be easier to back up these files monthly, and also allow me to create an image disk of the os without all the data files being included.

Going very smoothly except that I stupidly deleted the music folder after I had moved the files, and now when I click the music tab on the start menu, it no longer directs to where the music files have been moved. The Pictures and Documents tabs work correctly...that is, when I click those tabs on the start menu, I am taken to their new location just fine.

My question is, is there some way to re-create that original Music folder which , when I right-click properties, has the tab for LOCATION which will then allow me to change its location settings so that the Music tab on the start menu can find it ? Seems to be a special type of folder, and if I just create a new one, it does not include the Location tab under properties.

I should add that I can create a shortcut and pin it to the start menu, but if possible, I'd like to use the original Music tab on the right side of start menu.
Thanks for the help.

A:Recreating Music Folder

Hi bj33813,

Have a look at the following Tutorial: Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder

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I am missing the Music folder from my laptop. I first noticed when I tried to access it from the start menu and nothing happened when I clicked on it. There is only a general tab when I go into properties, and it is empty (No location, no files, etc). I then tried to access the Music folder under users and it is missing. I tried searching for the Music folder using the search from the start menu, and a blank page icon shows up, but nothing happens when I click on it. Is there a way to create a new Music folder that is linked to the start menu, similar to my Pictures, Documents, etc?

A:Missing Music Folder

Hello Jules, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Do you have a C:\Users\user-name\Music folder at that location?

If not, then using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below may be able to help restore your Music folder.

Personal User Folder - Restore Missing Folder

Hope this helps,

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Can anyone suggest why on my Windows XP the Music Folder that contains ALL my mp3s has lost its cleff folder icon?

The Picture & Video folders both have their icons but the Music one is just a normal default folder?...

Just a little question for anyone that may know....

A:Solved: Music Folder

Download the free Tweak UI.

Click "Repair" in the left pane.

In the right pane, click on the pull-down and choose "Repair My Music Icon".

Click the "Repair Now" button.

Click "OK" to close the Tweak UI dialog box.

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Ok so i would really like to get rid of the C: folder inside the music folder. I have no idea what its doing there and its making Windows Media Player and iTunes get every music file from the C: drive. That means all the sounds from my games and such get imported. It would be alot easier if i could just unassociate the C: drive in my Music folder. Can anyone help?

A:C drive in the Music folder?

How did the C: get into the music folder? Probably by some drag and drop that went wrong - bad habit those drag and drops. Now you have to move it back where it belongs which is "Computer".

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All my music and video files are in subfolders within a main folder.
Main folder and subfolders are set to display thumbnails.
When I open the main folder---[before opening any file]-- a pop-up appears:

> > > The program you are trying to run requires a current Indeo codec.
> > > To obtain a current driver that is compatible with this version of
> > > Windows, please contact the manufacturer at
> > >

Why does this appear even though I havent opened any files yet.
Is it because of the 'thumnail' setting?

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