Computer’s library is no longer working

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My computer does not allow me to save any files be it a document or a picture, it just says that the library no longer exists and can be safely deleted from my computer. I already have documents and pictures saved so why this sudden change. Can anyone suggest solutions for this behavior?

Best Answer by Ward Scurlock
Answered By 0 points N/A #170228

Computer’s library is no longer working



First of all, I want to stress that this solution is only for Windows 7.

The following are steps that you must follow:

1. Firstly, you must click on Windows Explorer icon on taskbar, bottom left corner of the screen.

2. Then, a window will open. You should right hand click on the library icon.

3. Multiple options will appears out. Click on Delete.

4. You must confirm to delete by clicking Yes option.

5. Finally, at the left pane in windows, select Restore Default Libraries by right-clicking on Libraries.

There you go, your problem solved. If you are using another operating system, please post again, I will help you.


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Answered By 0 points N/A #170229

Computer’s library is no longer working


Step 1 ; close the warning message window and click on window explorer folder on the taskbar – below your screen.

Step 2 ; or move the mouse cursor to the extreme right-hand side to lower corner of the computer and select search icon from the options to the right-hand side of your screen.

Step 3 ; at 'run' type window explorer and press enter to open the library folder.

Step 4 ; locate 'picture' to library and right-click on it.

Step 5 ; select 'delete' to delete the picture library from the folder.

Step 6 ; move the mouse cursor to the left-hand side of the window and right -click on library.

Step 7 ; select 'restore default libraries' and press 'enter'.

Answered By 574115 points N/A #310651

Computer’s library is no longer working


The full error reads “Documents.library-ms is no longer working. This library can be safely deleted from your computer. Folders that have been included will not be affected.” You may receive this error when you try to open a library like Documents, Music, Pictures, or Videos in Windows Explorer. The cause of the problem is the link to the library that has become corrupted.

To fix the problem, start Windows Explorer then select “Libraries” on the left pane. If you don’t see “Libraries” listed, click “View” then point to “Navigation pane” and select “Show libraries”. Next, select or highlight all the libraries (Documents, Pictures, Music and Videos) then delete them. After this, select “Libraries” again on the left pane, right-click it and select “Restore default libraries”.

This will then recreate the libraries and all your data in the library folders will now be accessible again via Windows Explorer Libraries. See if this works.

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