Changing My Pictures and My Music locations in Vista

Changing My Pictures and My Music

Normally, when you open up the Start Menu, below Documents, is shown My Pictures and My Music

If you want, you can change these to any other locations you may use more frequently.

  1. Start Regedit

  2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders

  3. On the right side, change the location for My Pictures and My Music

  4. This new location will now show on the start menu


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One Response to “Changing My Pictures and My Music locations in Vista”

  1. Johnette says:

    Articles like this make life so much spmielr.

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