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Windows 7: Duplicate Invalid Shortcuts on Desktop


04 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 
Duplicate Invalid Shortcuts on Desktop

Desktop shows duplicate shortcuts but they cannot be moved or deleted.

They are superimposed on the valid one. The valid one can be moved off them but they cannot be moved or deleted.

When I right click on desktop and choose "View" and un-check "Show desktop icons" they remain there, all the good ones disappear like they are supposed to.

Right clicking on these invalid shortcuts shows same menu that is found with right click on the desktop.

Thanks
Celeste

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04 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 no SP
 
 

Hello and Welcome to SevenForums!

Someone is pulling your leg
Change your wallpaper and see if it gets solved.
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04 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Holy Smokes that was it.

I had found a wonderful picture that I decided to use as my background. Is there anyway to use that picture as a background?

Maybe someday I will be able to contribute and help someone else as your have just done.

Thanks
Celeste
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04 Dec 2011   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 no SP
 
 

Do you have it on your pc? If it is on the internet, please give me a link to it and your screen resolution
Then i will be able to make a wallpaper, if it doesn't fit the screen right now.

Otherwise here is how to change the wallpaper.
Desktop Background - Change
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04 Dec 2011   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Is a picture I have on my computer. Thanks for the link. Worked great!!
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