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Windows 7: all shortcut icons disappear

14 Sep 2016   #11
gordon55y

windows 7 pro
 
 

Does that include C:\Users\(user name)\Desktop


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Sorry. Your personal folders are the folders in your "C:\Users\(user name)" profile folder.

For example: Music, Documents, Downloads, etc....



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14 Sep 2016   #12
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Correct.
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14 Sep 2016   #13
gordon55y

windows 7 pro
 
 

oooh,
If desktop is personal then restore should not remove the desktop shortcut
in the example below.

1) create restore point.
2) create a new file in desktop and make a new shortcut (lnk) in desktop.
3) restore step 1
4) the new shortcut in desktop is gone.
but the new file is not.
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14 Sep 2016   #14
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yep, it's not suppose to, but that's why I would always recommend to back up anything that you don't want to lose to be safe.
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14 Sep 2016   #15
gordon55y

windows 7 pro
 
 

ok, thanks for the advice

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Yep, it's not suppose to, but that's why I would always recommend to back up anything that you don't want to lose to be safe.
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