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Windows 7: Duplicate icons

22 Sep 2011   #1
PattiChati

Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1, 32-bit
 
 
Duplicate icons

I have desktop, libraries,pictures, control panel, etc on the bottom right hand corner where I have desktop written. I also have those same icons when I press the start button. How do I get rid of the icons on the right. None of them are even on the desktop even though they say they are.
I don't know if I am making myself clear. I don't know how to take screenshots, so cant send a pic.
Thanks.


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22 Sep 2011   #2
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

you can use the Snipping Tool to make a screen shot of your screen. it should be in your start menu list.


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22 Sep 2011   #3
Bongo

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22 Sep 2011   #4
PattiChati

Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1, 32-bit
 
 

okay, I got rid of the desktop icons, but they are still on the right hand side and you get there by clicking the arrow. I could not get a screen picture. I tried to delete those icons from that list, but they ask if I want to delete them and I say yes, but they don't go away. Any ideas?
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22 Sep 2011   #5
scrooge

win 7 ( 64 bit)
 
 

if your talking about that up arrow thay are apps that are running on your system from bootup.
you can goto (Control Panel\Administrative Tools ) then System Configuration and click on startup and disable any
you feel you don't need.

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22 Sep 2011   #6
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Right click on the taskbar, click on toolbars, uncheck desktop.

If indeed that`s what your referring to.
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22 Sep 2011   #7
PattiChati

Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1, 32-bit
 
 

I want the icons that are on my desktop, but there were additional icons that were not on my desktop like libraries, computer, control panel, etc. Those are the ones I want to get rid of, not all of them. Thanks
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22 Sep 2011   #8
Zomby88

Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit
 
 

Post a screen shot.
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23 Sep 2011   #9
PattiChati

Windows 7 Home Premium SP 1, 32-bit
 
 

I can't figure out how to get a screenshot of a list of programs on the right hand side. I know how to get a screenshot but it won't work on this. I can't copy and paste either. Do you know where I am talking about where the icons are?
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23 Sep 2011   #10
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by PattiChati View Post
I want the icons that are on my desktop, but there were additional icons that were not on my desktop like libraries, computer, control panel, etc. Those are the ones I want to get rid of, not all of them. Thanks
Sorry, but this is confusing. Do you want of get rid of icons in this, the lower right?
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