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Won't let me access to My Music, My Video, and My Pictures

  1. #1


    Elisa C. Guest

    Won't let me access to My Music, My Video, and My Pictures

    I own a Toshiba laptop, and I'm the administrator of my own computer (duh).
    But for some reason, I can't open folders My Music, My Video, and My
    Pictures. When I try to open, the message says that the folder is not
    accessible, therefore access denied. I'm logged in as the admin, yet I can't
    open them! Plus these folders are kind of transparent looking.

    There aren't any users other than myself. I didn't configure any changes to
    my computer (other than the background and bar colors). Oh, and I guess I
    changed my user name on the computer (but does that truly have an effect??).
    Other than those, no huge configuration.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Michael Walraven Guest

    Re: Won't let me access to My Music, My Video, and My Pictures

    "My ******" do not exist as 'real' folders. They are there to provide
    backward capabilities for programs written for XP.

    You see them because you have elected to see the protected files that are
    there for the operating system.

    If you wish to open your music files by starting at the root, they are at
    c:\users\your account name\Music


    Michael

    "Elisa C." <ElisaC@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:400DC2D5-C7C5-42FE-8A26-AE523F40E428@xxxxxx

    > I own a Toshiba laptop, and I'm the administrator of my own computer
    > (duh).
    > But for some reason, I can't open folders My Music, My Video, and My
    > Pictures. When I try to open, the message says that the folder is not
    > accessible, therefore access denied. I'm logged in as the admin, yet I
    > can't
    > open them! Plus these folders are kind of transparent looking.
    >
    > There aren't any users other than myself. I didn't configure any changes
    > to
    > my computer (other than the background and bar colors). Oh, and I guess I
    > changed my user name on the computer (but does that truly have an
    > effect??).
    > Other than those, no huge configuration.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Won't let me access to My Music, My Video, and My Pictures

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