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!
The real desktop directory (folder) and the desktop you see are not on Windows and not the same, here is a simple example of how to open these folders, to clear the question of many users what is the path name of the desktop in windows an how to find Desktop background folder!
Content / Example / Tip:
1.) Opening the standard desktop under Windows!
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
2.) Open another real desktop folder!
C:\users or the command shell:UserProfiles, here you can see and modify all user folders, add copy or delete data. To have full access to all folders, of course, you need full administrator rights.
The command shell:UserProfiles you can simply start with the keyboard shortcut Windows + R!
Each user has a private folder in which one is desktop folder is, quite simply can links between the user account from a desktop folder to another desktop folder to copy or move.
| (Image-2) All Desktops folders path on all Windows!
Desktop Backgrounds folder location is in C:\Windows\Web!
The Default Desktop background directory on Windows 10/8.1/7!
Please start the File-Explorer for example via Keyboardshortcut [Windows-Logo]+[E] and open the
Default Wallpaper Folder: C:\Windows\Web\Wallpaper or %windir%\Web\Wallpaper
Optional Keyboardshortcut [Windows-Logo]+[R] and (... see Image-3 Point 1 and 2)
| (Image-3) Desktop Background Folder path in Windows 8.1 plus 10!
FAQ 103: Updated on: 13 July 2018 23:08
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