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Windows 7: Computer icons messed up

02 Apr 2010   #1

Computer icons messed up

I have some strange issue with windows esplorer

LIke seen on picture whenewer I open computer icon OR open send to menu on right clikc I see list of all my folders on computer. that is annoying as th9ose folders should be hidden there. I look at my send to folder %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\SendTo and there is nothing wrong there only 4-5 icons showing

How can I get rid of those folders showing everywhere ?

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02 Apr 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

What is stopping you from changing it to "unknown application"

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02 Apr 2010   #3

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This tutorial should help you out,
Hidden Files and Folders - Show or Hide
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02 Apr 2010   #4


I was first thinking that I should clear "show hidden files option" but that didnot help. actually if i click "restore defaults" in folder options nothing happens again

what was your point , sorry but i did not understand.
You think changing extension assocciation could sole the problem ?
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