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Chapter 28. Tweaking the GUI > Changing the Location of the My Documents Folder

Changing the Location of the My Documents Folder

This is a very cool tip. As you know, many applications default to saving or opening files in the My Documents folder. What an annoyance! It's enough to make you throw up your hands and surrender to saving your documents where Microsoft wants you to. Well, fret no more. In earlier versions of Windows, you had to hack the Registry to change the location of the My Documents folder, but now changing the location is much simpler.

All you have to do is the following:


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