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Re: quoting windows pathnames

The following warning is enough to discourage me:

WARNING: Microsoft strongly recommends against renaming any system folder. Catastrophic system failure or an unstable computer could
result if you rename system folders. If implemented, a backup should be made of the system before attempting this procedure.

If you are brave enough to try it, plan on shutting down all services and logging out all other users while you spend a day or so
completing the following step:

10. Replace the value data or rename the value or registry key to the new path for each and every registry key and value that
contains the original path.NOTE: You must complete this change for every instance in the registry or your computer may not start. It
is imperative that you update all registry keys and values with the new path.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Markebo" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2003 1:53 AM
Subject: Re: quoting windows pathnames

> / "Bill C Riemers" <> wrote:
> | Thanks.  But that only moves the "My Documents" directory.  I don't
> | see a target option for "Documents and Settings", "Program Files",
> | etc.  However, I do appreciate the tip, as it is nice to be able to
> | actually use "My Documents" without filling up C drive.
>     Cannot Move or Rename the Documents and Settings Folder
> Tells you what to do.. :-)
> Alternative might be mounting the subdirs somewhere.. or assigning a
> drive-letter to them.
>             /Andy
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