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Old 04-17-2009, 12:51 PM   #1
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Question 2 different download folders in documents folder - vista

i noticed there are two separate download folders in my Documents folder in vista....on is labeled "Downloads" and the other is labeled "My Downloads". Why are there 2 different download places? And, do I need both, or can I delete one of them (they are both empty right now)? If I do delete one of them, will Vista just re-create them both? Thanks.
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Default Re: 2 different download folders in documents folder - vista

"Downloads" is the one made by Vista.

The "My Downloads" is created by either a program you are running that downloads from the web...or you created it yourself not even realizing it. Delete My Downloads...but it may recreate itself if infact it is a program using it.

Nothing can go wrong, just don't delete "Downloads" as vista created that when it was installed.
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Old 04-17-2009, 01:00 PM   #3
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ok,,thanks for the fast response.

also, what about the "My Received Files" folder. that's also sitting there empty.
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ok,,thanks for the fast response.


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Old 04-17-2009, 01:02 PM   #5
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Default Re: 2 different download folders in documents folder - vista

I too have Vista, but I don't have either folder you mentioned in my "Documents" folder.
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