Rename special system folders

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

My tip on changing My Computer goes into detail of how to rename the system folder using the folder's key in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID. You can use the same techniques for the follwoing special folders:

FOLDER VALUE KEY
My Computer LocalizedString 20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D
My Documents LocalizedString 450D8FBA-AD25-11D0-98A8-0800361B1103
My Network Places LocalizedString 208D2C60-3AEA-1069-A2D7-08002B30309D
Recycle Bin LocalizedString 645FF040-5081-101B-9F08-00AA002F954E
Network And Dial-Up
Connections Default 7007ACC7-3202-11D1-AAD2-00805FC1270E
Printers And Faxes Default 2227A280-3AEA-1069-A2DE-08002B30309D
Internet Explorer Default 871C5380-45A0-1069-A2EA-08002B303039D
Scheduled Tasks Default D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF
Search Results Default 1F4DE370-D627-11D1-BA4F-00A0C91EEDBA
Fonts Default D20EA4E1-3957-11D2A40B-0C5020524152

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