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moving music folder

by bbbat / March 22, 2010 5:02 AM PDT

how do I move my music to a different location?

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Music Folder Properties.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 22, 2010 6:42 AM PDT
In reply to: moving music folder

Access the Music Folder's Properties, (right click the Music folder, select Properties).

In the Properties window, select the Location tab, and you can change the location there.

I would be cautious. If you have any playlists anywhere, eg WMP or iTunes, they may fail after the move. I don't know for sure as I have never done it.

Mark

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moving music folder
by bbbat / March 22, 2010 1:04 PM PDT

I have a "location tab" in windows XP but not in Vista...I want to move it on my Vista machine.

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Strange.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 22, 2010 8:48 PM PDT
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I've just checked my Users\{username}\Music folder and I have the location tab in my Properties. using Vista Ultimate 64 bit.

I'm logged in as an Admin.

Which version of Vista are you using, and are you logged in as an Admin or as a Limited user?

Mark

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moving music folder
by bbbat / March 23, 2010 12:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Strange.

I am using Vista Home Premium, and I have admin rights since I am the only user on this machine

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"I have admin rights since I am the only user on this machin
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 23, 2010 12:31 AM PDT
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"I have admin rights since I am the only user on this machine"

That statement is worth thinking about. Many confuse admin rights with permissions. Let's say there is a read-only flag on a file. Even the admin with all their rights can't write to said file.

You may think "but I'm the admin, I should be able to do anything I want." There is a difference from rights to having some god like rights where the machine just does what you ask without question.

This area is well discussed but worth learning and discussing again.
Bob

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