Make User Folders Show Actual Folder Location?

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by Espionage724, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. Espionage724

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  2. Mr Jinje

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    #2 Mr Jinje, Sep 29, 2013
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    I see what you mean. But when I use a right click shell ext to copy path, I get the real path to my clipboard, even though the full path is not displayed in the fauxplorer.exe from 8.1.

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    C:\Users\MrJinje\Downloads
    Didn't see any registry setting yet, maybe I would look into the GUID of each {NAMESPACE} from HKCR and see if there isn't a new registry setting key or data that applies to these redirected folders. But for now, I can still get the proper path to my clipboard and that is what I cares about.
     
  3. Smorgan

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    I beleive what you are looking for is:

    HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-306007532-1388792701-979901134-1001\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced

    DontPrettyPath

    I may be mistaken though.
     
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  4. Espionage724

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    Didn't seem to help :/
     
  5. abbodi1406

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    #5 abbodi1406, Oct 29, 2013
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    Code:
    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
    
    ;Music
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{4BD8D571-6D19-48D3-BE97-422220080E43}]
    "ParsingName"="::{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}\{4BD8D571-6D19-48D3-BE97-422220080E43}"
    
    ;Documents
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{FDD39AD0-238F-46AF-ADB4-6C85480369C7}]
    "ParsingName"="::{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}\{FDD39AD0-238F-46AF-ADB4-6C85480369C7}"
    
    ;Pictures
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{33E28130-4E1E-4676-835A-98395C3BC3BB}]
    "ParsingName"="::{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}\{33E28130-4E1E-4676-835A-98395C3BC3BB}"
    
    ;Videos
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{18989B1D-99B5-455B-841C-AB7C74E4DDFC}]
    "ParsingName"="::{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}\{18989B1D-99B5-455B-841C-AB7C74E4DDFC}"
    
    ;Downloads
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B}]
    "ParsingName"="::{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}\{374DE290-123F-4565-9164-39C4925E467B}"
    
    
    
    Restart Explorer to take effect
     
  6. Mr Jinje

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    #6 Mr Jinje, Oct 29, 2013
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    What about Desktop, guessing we just need to pass this parsing name snip to the GUID of desktop as well ?
     
  7. abbodi1406

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    #7 abbodi1406, Oct 29, 2013
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    Universal Desktop in the Favorites Menu cover it :D

    Code:
    ;Desktop
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FolderDescriptions\{B4BFCC3A-DB2C-424C-B029-7FE99A87C641}]
    "ParsingName"="::{59031a47-3f72-44a7-89c5-5595fe6b30ee}\{B4BFCC3A-DB2C-424C-B029-7FE99A87C641}"