Set Documents folder as mount point

I am a Windows 10 user, and my document is at the default location c:\Users\name\Documents.

I created a vault on a NAS that has all the files from my Documents folder, and have cryptonmator open the vault automatically using Dokany. All is well if I set my mount point at any folder on my harddisk, except c:\Users\name\Documents. Why this is so? c:\Users\name\Documents\ is empty.

For now, my mount point is c:\Users\name\Documents\doc. This is not as elegant as I wish for.

Please be more specific. What exactly happens? Is there an error message? Anything suspicious in the log file?

Here is the error:

	at org.cryptomator.common.vaults.DokanyVolume.mount(
	at org.cryptomator.common.vaults.Vault.unlock(
	at org.cryptomator.ui.unlock.UnlockWorkflow.attemptUnlock(
	at javafx.concurrent.Task$
	at java.base/ Source)
	at java.base/java.util.concurrent.Executors$ Source)
	at java.base/ Source)
	at java.base/java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
	at java.base/java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$ Source)
	at java.base/ Source)
Caused by: org.cryptomator.frontend.dokany.DokanyMountFailedException: Error while mounting.
	at org.cryptomator.frontend.dokany.MountFactory.mount(
	at org.cryptomator.frontend.dokany.MountFactory.mount(
	at org.cryptomator.common.vaults.DokanyVolume.mount(
	... 11 more
Caused by: DokanMain returned error code-5: Dokan mount failed - Cannot assign a drive letter or mount point. Probably already used by another volume.
	... 1 more

I make sure that c:\Users\name\Documents\ is empty, including deleted desktop.ini before I run a test to get the above.

I really doubt that the standard document folder is completely empty and/or not already in use by your OS.
That is also what the logfile is pointing to.

If nobody corrects me, I’m afraid you have to select a mount point that is not a system standard folder.

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