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Windows 7: Disappearing shortcut icons from Desktop

02 Mar 2014   #1
JEGoldbeck

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Disappearing shortcut icons from Desktop

On two occasions, several of the shortcut icons have disappeared from my Desktop for no apparent reason or action on my part. Any thoughts?


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02 Mar 2014   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello JE, and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you mean that the shortcuts have been removed completely from your desktop, then it may the System Maintenance Troubleshooter doing it if the shortcuts are broken or haven't been used in 3 months. Turning this off will stop this.

System Maintenance Troubleshooter - Turn On or Off

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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