Change User Desktop Folder Path by Using PowerShell

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We could change your desktop folder location by using the following powershell script. Actually we need to change values of specific registry keys , because of this you need to restart the computer after executing the script.
 
Change new path variable to your custom folder path, execute script using powershell and restart the computer.

$newPath = 'D:\MyNewDesktopLocation'

$key1 = "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders"

$key2 = "HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders"

set-ItemProperty -path $key1 -name Desktop $newPath

set-ItemProperty -path $key2 -name Desktop $newPath



 

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