Where is Documents and Settings Windows 10?

In Windows 10, no ‘C:Documents and Settings’ folder anymore. You may find that folder’s contents in ‘C:UsersYourUserIDAppDataLocal’ folder in Windows 10.

How do I access Documents and settings in Windows 10?

Browsing to the Documents folder in Windows Explorer

  1. Open My Computer.
  2. Double-click the C: drive.
  3. In the C: drive, double-click the Documents and Settings folder.
  4. In Documents and Settings, double-click the folder for the users My Documents you want to see. …
  5. In your user’s name folder open the My Documents folder.

How do I access Documents and settings?

To access the Folder Options you must press “ALT” in Windows Explorer to make the menu visible. You’ll find them under tools. Now, you should be able to see Documents and Settings. But if you double click on it, you’ll get an error messages.

What is Documents and Settings in Windows 10?

The documents and settings folder in Windows does exactly as the name implies – it holds user specific documents. More specifically, it holds things like Desktop, Start menu, My Documents, and favorites.

What is Documents and Settings folder?

It is a just a link pointing to the new locations. All user’s profiles are located under C:users. Here you can find your Desktop, Documents, etc. If you need to see the C:Documents and Settings link, first you have to enable “Show hidden files and folders” from the Folder Options in Windows Explorer.

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What happened to My Documents in Windows 10?

1] Accessing it via File Explorer



Open File Explorer (earlier called as Windows Explorer) by clicking on the Folder looking icon on the Taskbar. Under Quick access on the left side, there must be a folder with name Documents. Click on it, and it will show all the documents you earlier had or have saved recently.

Why can’t I access my documents in Windows 10?

You don’t have the appropriate permissions



Right-click the file or folder, and then click Properties. Click the Security. Under Group or user names, tap or click your name to see the permissions that you have. To open a file, you have to have the Read permission.

What is Program Files folder?

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Program Files is the directory name of a standard folder in Microsoft Windows operating systems in which applications that are not part of the operating system are conventionally installed.

How do I find my documents?

On your phone, you can usually find your files in the Files app . If you can’t find the Files app, your device manufacturer might have a different app.



Find & open files

  1. Open your phone’s Files app . Learn where to find your apps.
  2. Your downloaded files will show. To find other files, tap Menu . …
  3. To open a file, tap it.

Is my documents on the C drive?

Windows uses special folders like, My Documents, for quick access to files, but are stored on the system drive (C:), alongside the Windows operating system.

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