Windows 7 Libraries

I've upgraded my Vista machine to Windows 7 professional (64bit).  I'd like to consolidate my old "my documents" folder into the libraries.  The Libraries show up fine, but so does my old "My Documents" folder.

In the attached image, how can I get rid of the "DCC" folder from the explorer view?  The "DCC" was the "My Documents folder before the upgrade.

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davcosConnect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I'm fairly certain this is a corrupt installation on an upgrade from Vista to Windows seven.  I also used the "Windows Easy Transfer" program to move the profile across.  (not a recommended procedure at this point.)
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
Can you right click the DCC folder and select "include in library", and then select Documents for the library to include it in?
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davcosAuthor Commented:
Yes, but it just gets more confusing.  I'd like to just remove the "DCC" from the view in explore.  I've attached another image of what the tree looks like after adding it to the library...
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
Well, then try right clicking the DCC folder, selecting Properties from the context menu, then putting a check mark next to the Hidden attribute...
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davcosAuthor Commented:
That is not an option on that type of folder.  I think something is basically screwed up from the upgrade and is just not going to worth the brain damage to figure this out.
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
You may be right about the upgrade getting somehow screwed up.  I did an upgrade of my Vista ultimate desktop computer to Windows 7 ultimate and it didn't leave any such "DCC" folder lying around.  But one difference between my case and yours was that I had, when it was still Vista, moved the Documents, Pictures, Music, Movies, Photos, and Favorites to another partition so that any over-the-top reinstall of Vista wouldn't disturb my most important data...
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davcosAuthor Commented:
The "DCC" is my old profile that is actually still pathed to the old "Documents and Settings\DCC" folder.  On another machine I see that there are several other folders "favorites" "libraries" "home group" etc.  How do you turn those on and off.  There is no "home group" visible on my machine?  
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LeeTutorretiredCommented:
I have a Home group set up between my two Windows 7 machines, so it appears in my Explorer window; if you have not set up a home group, then perhaps it will not appear in the Explorer windows?  (Can't say for sure...)  You can customize what appears in the Explorer window using these links:

http://www.askvg.com/how-to-remove-favorites-from-windows-7-explorers-navigation-pane/

http://www.askvg.com/how-to-remove-libraries-from-windows-7-explorers-navigation-pane/

http://www.askvg.com/how-to-remove-homegroup-from-windows-7-explorers-navigation-pane/

The above web pages point to others for further customizing the Explorer navigation pane, such as removing the Network and the Computer items...
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sasuttonCommented:
Move everything you want to keep from the old "Documents and Settings\DCC" folder to your new My Documents folder in C:\Users\*profilename*\My Documents, then delete the DCC folder?
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davcosAuthor Commented:
Wouldn't that delete my "Application Data" etc?  I can't figure out if those files are actually in the "Programs and Settings" or the "User" folders.  

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sasuttonCommented:
I thought, from your opening question, you were primarily concerned with the just contents of your My Documents, which doesn't contain the Application Data or Local Settings directories.  I take it DCC was actually the user profile folder, and your My Documents within it?

In Windows 7 your application settings should be in your C:\User\*profilename* directory, in the AppData folder, but I haven't upgraded from Vista.  My best advice for a nice, clean installation, would be to save all essential data from your current system, and perform a clean install of Windows 7.  Not exactly what you wanted, I know.  Apologies.
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