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Folders not showing up when I click Start/"My user name"

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Here's a picture that explains everything.

To give some brief background, I have an SSD and a HDD.

I installed Windows on my SSD, but I moved all my user folders to the HDD.

So in my user folders (located on the HDD), I created a new folder named "misc". This is in the same area as "My Documents", "My Music", etc. All of which were moved from the SSD to the HDD by right-clicking/location and changing the drive letter.

But when I click the start icon then click "Luke" (my user name), I only see this:

Contacts
Desktop
Downloads
Favorites
Links
My Documents
My Music
My Pictures
My Videos
Saved Games
Searches

..There is no "misc" folder. So obviously it's not actually looking in L:\Users\Luke (the place where I moved my user folders to).

Where then is it looking? Because when I go into any of those folders, they have all of the correct stuff in them, and I know there aren't duplicates on my SSD. My user folder is empty on my SSD.

So what is going on? And how can I get my "misc" folder to appear here?
Edited by lukeman3000 - 10/11/12 at 9:33pm
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I see many more consistencies than just your "Misc" folder. How did you move the folders?

What are you trying to accomplish here?
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  • Move user folder locations to Secondary HDD:

  1. Go to your User folder.
  2. Right click your user folder you want to move (ex. the "My Pictures" folder).
  3. Click "Properties."
  4. Click the "Location" tab.
  5. Change the destination to another location bu clicking "Move..." and selecting the destination (ex. "D:\Pictures").

    Note 1: If there are two of the same folder in the User folder after the move (ie. My Documents "A" and My Documents "B") you should delete the empty one located on the C: drive. (May need to go into safe mode to delete it) Do not delete the other User folders, only duplicates that come up after the move within the User folder.
    Note 2: If the folder already exists that you are linking it to you may want to merge the folders.


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