XP: Delete My Videos and My Music folders from your My Documents folder

Posted October 18, 2004 by MickeyMouse in Windows

In a typical XP system, the My Videos and My Music folders will be recreated if deleted from the My Documents folder. The following tutorial explains how to delete them permanently.


If you do not want subfolders such as My Videos and My Music to be recreated after you have deleted them, follow the directions below.

Disable —

    1. Click Start.
    2. Click Run.
    3. Type the following in the run text box: regsvr32 /u mydocs.dll
    4. Click OK.

Some programs may take advantage of a few of the features in mydocs.dll. If you notice a program not working correctly, you can re-enable it.

Enable —

    1. Click Start.
    2. Click Run.
    3. Type the following in the run text box: regsvr32 mydocs.dll
    4. Click OK.

For further information, please see this tech-recipe.

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