New 2012 PC Directory Structure

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File Management Series

As of June 2012 the E-Warrior Digital Life and Learning Program will be going to a new PC directory structure. We no longer will have the D:\data directory. Everything now will be located on the C: drive. When you click on My Computer you will see:


Where Are My Files Located?

User data files are located under C:\Users\<username>:

  • Contacts
  • Desktop
  • Downloads
  • Favorites
  • Links
  • My Documents
  • My Music
  • My Pictures
  • My Videos
  • Saved Games
  • Searches
  • Tracing
  • Webs

Left Side Quick Links

Favorites (may be different for individuals)
  • Desktop
  • Downloads
  • Recent Places
  • Documents
  • Music
  • Pictures
  • Videos
  • Your mapped drives
  • Libraries
  • Computer

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