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magusbuckley

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Hello:

On our file server at work, we have a folder called Infotech for our department. Inside Infotech, I have my own folder called "Magus". I mapped a drive, "X", to the file server where these folders are stored.

On my vista machine, I wanted to move "Documents" to X:\Infotech\Magus. When I do, it asks if I'd like to move my current documents into the new folder. I tell it "Yes" although the original folder (on my Hard Drive) is empty. For some reason, it renames the "Magus" folder to "Documents" and it's driving us crazy. We can't figure out how to stop it from doing that.

Imagine if we had 15 users from accounting all using vista machines. We map their "Documents" folder to their current folder on the file server and then what? We'd have 15 folders named "Documents" under the accounting folder on the server.

In Windows XP, I would right click My Documents, click Properties, click Move, key in the new path to my folder X:\infotech\magus and press OK. Then, I'd still have a folder called Magus under infotech on the server. That was just plain easy.

Have any of you figured this out? :)

Any and all information will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Magus
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