What happened to My Documents?

It has a new name. Now simply called Documents, this folder is a convenient location for storing all of your documents, such as text files, spreadsheets, and presentations. Like My Documents, Documents is available on the Start menu, and you can also create a shortcut to it on the desktop for faster access. In addition, new searching and organizing tools, such as the Navigation pane and the Search box, are available to help you rapidly locate files.

Unlike the old My Documents folder, Documents does not contain folders for pictures and music. Those folders are now stored outside of Documents and are also available on the Start menu.