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Windows 7: why wont anything save to my desktop even when i command it to

01 Sep 2011   #1
jturk

windows 7
 
 
why wont anything save to my desktop even when i command it to

even when i select the desktop as the location to save anything, my computer always stores it somewhere else. how do i correct this so that files will save to the desktop?

im using windows 7 and if i go into the documents folder & select desktop, it has whatever i saved listed in there, but the icon never actually saves to my desktop. im using firefox & i had desktop selected as the default location to save anything. but its just not working. any ideas?


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01 Sep 2011   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Turk,

Do you have any icons showing on your desktop? Right click on the desktop and make sure that you do have the View -> Show desktop icons option checked.

If you do, then check using OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to make sure that your C:\Users\(user-name)\Desktop folder is set with it's default location.

User Folders - Restore Default Location

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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