Where is the real Desktop folder path in Windows 8.1/8/ 10?
To open the real Desktop folder path in Windows 8, 8.1, 10 and Windows-7, please start the MS-Explorer!
Run the Explorer via keyboard shortcut [Windows + E] and type in the address-bar the address:
is shell:UsersFilesFolder\Desktop and not %UserProfile%\Desktop (... see Image-1 Arrow-1)
Does not work on the Run-Command Dialog [Windows R], in Windows 8 / 8.1!
See also: ... windows 8.1 all users desktop location to customize and edit!
And other nice paths for MS-Explorer and ... file manager Q-Dir in Windows 8/8.1:
shell:Libraries, shell:MusicLibrary, shell:VideosLibrary, shell:OtherUsersFolder, shell:Device Metadata Store,
shell:PublicSuggestedLocations, shell:DocumentsLibrary, shell:User Pinned, shell:UsersLibrariesFolder,
shell:PicturesLibrary, shell:ImplicitAppShortcuts, shell:Ringtones, shell:CommonRingtones ... more shell:folders
Tip: Address-Bar-Focus: [F4]
See also: ... see hidden files and folder and extensions in Windows 8 / 10 || ... desktop background in Windows 8.1 and 10
The real Desktop folder path and directory in Windows 8
FAQ 103: Updated on: July 20th 2015 08:52
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|99. How to create admin CMD on the Windows 8.1 and 10 desktop?|
|100. Disable the folder grouping in Windows 8, 8.1 / 10 (remove, turn off)?|
|101. Copy Windows 8.1 and 10 folder view settings for all folders, (match, transfer)?|
|102. How to remove switch user in windows 8 (8.1) at Login start screen?|
|103. Where is the real Desktop folder path in Windows 8.1/8/ 10? *** |
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|105. Enable Quick Launch in Windows 8 desktop taskbar, how to?|
|106. Directly Open Desktop in Windows 8.1 and 8 at Login, skip start screen, how to?|
|107. Is the mouse pointer in Windows 8 (8.1) smaller than the XP cursor?|
|108. How to change the desktop Icon size in Windows 8 / 10 to classic (8.1, XP)?|
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