Troubleshooting – Home folders are displayed as “Documents” or “My Documents”

Client of mine asked me to figure out why is it some of the user Home folders are displayed as “Documents” or “My Documents”?:
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First view is presented when looking in the root folder from Windows 2003, second – when looking from Windows 7 or Windows 2008. Interesting isn’t it.

The cause of this behaviour is literally hiding in the folders – desktop.ini file. Hidden desktop.ini is a customization/personalization file. Every folder with corrupted name had a desktop.ini in it. Continue reading

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