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Windows 7: Desktop Folder

08 Mar 2011   #1
yozzer61

32 bit home premium windows 7
 
 
Desktop Folder

Hi everyone

Wonder if anyone can solve this problem I am having. Somehow a folder called 'desktop' has appeared in the My Music folder. The desktop folder contained all the shortcuts and folder from my computer desktop screen. I deleted the folder but this simply deleted all my items on my desktop and i lost everything. When I rebooted the computer the folder appeared in My Music folder again but minus all the desktop items (just a few). So what happens is if I say add a new folder by right mousing on the desktop screen, the new folder appears in the Desktop folder in My Music folder. In other words the folder is acting as a sort of backup to my desktop. Hope this makes sense and wonder if anyone can explain what is going on and how to resolve it. Thanks


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08 Mar 2011   #2
sasanet

windows 7 ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

cut it and paste into admin folder.
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08 Mar 2011   #3
yozzer61

32 bit home premium windows 7
 
 

Hi, Thanks for the quick response. Where is my admin folder located. Have search but can't find any such folder. thanks
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08 Mar 2011   #4
sasanet

windows 7 ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

C:/windows/users/admin

admin may be your username so if your username is user then:

C:/windows/users/user
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08 Mar 2011   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

Hello Yozzer,

In addition, it looks like you will need to restore the default location of your Desktop folder.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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08 Mar 2011   #6
yozzer61

32 bit home premium windows 7
 
 

Terrific, thanks guys. Will be a tecky myself one day lol. many thanks
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08 Mar 2011   #7
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10159
 
 

You're most welcome Yozzer. I'm glad that we were able to help you.
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