Changing location of My Docs

Hey all,

I was wondering how i would go about changing where my My docs is saved. I have two HDs and ones a WD Raptor and i have a 200 gig external and i want my docs to be on the 200 gig drive. I was fiddln around with the environmental variable but i couldnt get it to work. Any suggestions?

Thanks so much for your help.
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  1. You can do this with the <A HREF="http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp" target="_new">WinXP TweakUI PowerToy</A>, under "My Computer--Special Folders".

    Here's a couple of extra links on the subject:

    <A HREF="http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/xp_shell_folders.htm" target="_new">How to Move Shell Folders (and contents)</A>

    <A HREF="http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com/win_xp_mydocs.htm" target="_new">How to Change the Default Location of the My Documents Folder</A>

    Toey

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  2. Right-click My Documents icon and choose <b>Properties</b>. Click on <b><font color=red>Move</b></font color=red>, and set its path.

    :smile: Good or Bad have no meaning at all, depends on what your point of view is.
  3. wow, that was so easy.....i feel like such an idiot asking...

    thanks!
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